brǽdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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brǽdan
to broaden. Add:I. trans. 1. to make broad Hiǽ brǽdaþ (dilatant) þwænge heora, Mt. R. 23, 5. 2. to extend, enlarge Ðæt is ðæt mon his mearce brǽde terminum suum dilatare est, Past. 367, 13. 3. to spread out, unfold, pitch a tent (v. brǽding) Wé þǽr úre geteld brǽddon ealle cuncta erecta temptoria, Nar. 22, 25. Ðió mengu giwédo hiora brǽddan (strauerunt) on woeg, Mk. R. 11, 8. II. intrans. To spread, increase Ða yfelan oferlíce swýðe brǽdað on worulde, Wlfst. 83, 14. Lícceteras árísað and brǽdað tó swýðe, 89, 18. v. á-, be-, fore-, under-brǽdan.
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