be-faran
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be-faran
Add: to come upon, surprise, catch Ætsǽton ðá Centiscan beæftan . . . þá befór se here hié ðǽr, Chr. 905; P. 94, 7. Þá landesmenn hine befóron innan þǽre burh and hine ofslógon, 1068; P. 203, 21. Gif man hwilcne man teó hé þone man féde þe úres hláfordes grið tóbrocen habbe . . . and gif hine (the man so accused) man mid him (the breaker of the peace ) befare, beón hig bégen ánes rihtes weorðe, Ll. Th. i. 298, 2. Þá cýdde man intó þǽre scipfyrde þet hí mann eáðe befaran mihte, gif man ymbe beón wolde, Chr. 1009; P. 138, 20. [O. Frs. bi-fara to come upon, catch.] v. be-féran, and cf. be-rídan.
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