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bláwan

  • verb
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Wright's OE grammar
§52; §120; §161; §264; §292; §517;
Dele first passage, and add :
intrans.
of the wind
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  • Se wind hæfð mistlice naman on bócum; ðanon þe hé blǽwð him byð nama gesett,

      Lch. iii. 274, 12.
  • Súþan bláwan

    to blow from the south

    ,
      Lk. 12, 55.
of living creatures,
to blow, breathe
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  • Swá hwæt swá seó nǽddre gesihð, heó tó blǽwð and onǽleþ,

      Lch. i. 242, 21.
  • Bleów

    ructabat

    ,
      Wrt. Voc. ii. 96, 1.
  • Þæs þe hé on mínne andwlitan bleóu (bleów, bléw, v. ll.) exsufflante illo in faciem meam, Bd. 5, 6; Sch. 581, 3. (2 a) to breathe hard, snort, pant :-- Ðæt hors ongan bláwan and gremetian ungemetlíce (immenso flatu et fremitu), Gr. D. 183, 11. (2 b)

    to blow, make a sound

    with a trumpet :-- Swíðlíce bleówan seofon sácerdas mid sylfrenum býmum,
      Hml. Th. ii. 212, 29: Jos. 6, 13.
  • Seofon sácerdas bláwon mid býmon (

    clangent buccinos

    ),
      6, 4.
of things,
to emit air
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  • Bláwendra byliga

    flantium follium

    ,
      Coll. M. 31, 7.
to blow, sound (of a trumpet)
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  • Seó býme blǽwð,

      Hml. Th. ii. 568, 24.
  • Bláwendre

    clangenti sistro, sonanti tubae

    ,
      Wrt. Voc. ii. 131, 49.
  • Þǽr com egeslic swég and bláwende býman,

      Hml. Th. i. 312, 12.
of fire, to flame, blaze. v. blǽd. V. blǽst
flame
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  • Ðonne fýren líg bláweð (-að, MS.) and braslað reád and réðe

    ignea tanc sonitus perfundet flamma feroces

    ,
      Dóm. L. 151.
trans.
to drive by blowing
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  • Bláw mid hreóde ꝥ seáw on ꝥ dolh . . . bláw þá sealfe on þá dolh,

      Lch. ii. 332, 2, 11.
to cause to sound by blowing, blow a horn, trumpet
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  • Þá bleów man míne býman,

      Nar. 13, 4.
  • Hé náwðer ne hrýme, ne hé horn ne bláwe,

      Ll. Th. i. 42, 24.
to flll with air, inflate
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  • Þá bleówan wé þá kylla,

      Hml. A. 205, 347.
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v. be-, on-, wiþ-bláwan; þurh-bláwen.
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