be-geótan
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be-geótan
Dele first passage, and add: I. to cover with a fluid, anoint, besprinkle, drench Se wítega begeát his heáfod mid ele, Hml. S. 18, 319. Hí beguton hine ealne mid ealdum miggan, 35, 153. Begeót ðæne andwlatan ðǽr mid, Lch. i. 200, 9: 272, 5. Hé hét hine begeótan mid weallende leáde he ordered boiling lead to be poured upon him, Shrn. 83, 16: 154, 3. Hé wearð begoten mid fantwætere, Hml. Th. ii. 346, 24. Ic wæs mid blóde begoten of ðæs guman sídan I was drenched with blood from the man's side, Kr. 49. Þaacute; stánas wǽron mid his blóde begotene, Hml. S. 15, 55. I a. to cover with molten metal :-- Hí stánas synd, þá þe þú godas gecígst, begotene mid leáde, Hml. S. 34, 336. II. to cover with, bestrew with Heó begeát þá hand mid deórwyrðum wyrtum and bewand on godwebbe, Shrn. 59, 34. [O. H. Ger. pi-giozan perfundere, proluere, infundere.]
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