be-cnyttan
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be-cnyttan
Add:I. with acc. of what is tied, 1. to tie up in a bundle Ðæt hé Godes gifa ná ne becnytte on ðǽm sceáte his slǽwðe, Past. 59, 15. 2. to tie round, surround with a bond Hí becnytton his swuran mid rápe, Hml. S. 15, 53. 3. to tie, attach with a string, &c. Gif hwá ðá wyrta on him becnitte, Hml. Th. i. 476, 5. Þæt heó náme ǽnne wernægel and becnytte tó ánum hringe mid hire snóde, ii. 28, 18. II. with acc. of the fastening to tie a rope, &c. Hí becnytton ánne wriþan onbútan his swuran, Hml. S. 23, 607.
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