be-sencan
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be-sencan
Add: pp. -senct To plunge, submerge, drown; v. N. E. D. be-sench Donne blindum beseah (-sencþ?) biterum lígum earme on ende tunc caecis merget flammis sine fine misellos, Dóm. L. 241. Weleras unwíses besenceað (praecipitabunt) hyne, Scint. 96, 3. Hé xiii scipa on sǽbesencte, Ors. 4, 6 ; S. 172, 10. God besencte Pharao, Hml. Th. i. 312, 5. Wé besencton obsorbuimus. Bl. Gl. Hí hine besencton on þá eá æt his cneówa, Bl. H. 43, 29. Besencean oþþe gecwylman mergere aut mortificare, Coll. M. 24, 33. Besencendum submergente, An. Ox. 1739. Besenced of ðǽm yfemestum tó ðæm nieðerhestan, Past. 134, 24. On helle besenct, Hml. Th. i. 330, 26. Besencedum summerso. An. Ox. 11, 99. Besente demersos, 3078. Besencte, Bl. H. 49, 8. [O. Sax. bi-senkian: O. L. Ger. be-sencan.]
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