be-brecan
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be-brecan
Dele second passage, for which see be-brúcan, and for the rest substitute: To break to pieces (acc. of object and dat. of part broken) Beám heó bebriceþ telgum she breaks the tree to pieces in its branches (cf. Sia (acc.) Iudeóliudí bénon (dat. ) bebrákon, Hél. 5699), Sal. 295. [O. H. Ger. pi-brehhan confringere.]
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