be-secgan
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be-secgan
Add:I. to announce Seó wearð gebróht and besǽd þám cyninge, Hml. A. 94, 87. Ia. with on, to bring a charge against, accuse :-- Dá leásan gewitan him on besǽdon : ' Ne geswícð ðes man . . . , ' Hml. Th. i. 46, 1. II. to deny a charge, excuse one's self, Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 11. [Elch sinne him seluen biseið (declares), 0. E. Homl. ii. 176, 3. O. Frs. bi-seka to deny a charge: O. Sax. bi-seggian to declare the truth : O. H. Ger. pi-sagén addicere : Ger. be-sagen to mention.
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