be-rǽdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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be-rǽdan
Add: : pp. -rǽden (and -rǽd). I. to dispossess, deprive of power, betray, I. with acc. of person Twégen his búrþéna woldon berǽdan swíðe unrihtlíce heora cynehláford duo eunuchi volue*-*runt insurgere in regem, Hml. A. 95, III. Acitofel wolde berǽdan his rihtwísan hláford, Hml. S. 19, 214. Hú Boetius hí (the Goths ) wolde berǽdan (cf. áferran, I ; F. 2, 19), Bt. tit. I ; F. x. 2. Birédnae (-raed*-*nae) prodimur, Txts. 89, 1661. 2. with acc. of person and inst. (gen. , or æt) of thing Þone gelpscaðan ríce berǽdan (cf. áfyrran, Bt. 16, 4 ; F. 58, 13), Met. 9, 50. Ia. to take by treachery :-- Se deófol á sǽtaþ hwǽr hé mæge unware men beswícan, and hé nǽfre tó þæs feala berǽdeð þæt hé ǽfre ful sié daemones insidiantur incautis, capiunt nescientes, captos devorant exsaturarique nan queunt devoratis, Bl. N. 5, 32. Ðá Iudéiscan syrwiað and rúniað hú hí þé (Jesus ) berǽdan magon, Hml. S. 24, 100. Hú hé mihte þæt manncynn berǽdan quo aditu possit obtinere eos (the people of besieged Bethulia), Hml. A. 109, 239. II, to consult about (v. N. E. D. be- rede ) :-- þǽr ðá mihtigan wíf hyra mægen berǽddon, Lch. iii. 52, 22. O. Frs. bi-réda: O. L. Ger. be-ráden consultus.
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