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brédan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
brédan, p. de
Wright's OE grammar
§80; §146; §163; §320;
To cherish, nourish, hatch an egg
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  • Feormat, broe*-*deth

    fovet,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 108, 79.
  • Brédeþ, feormaþ

    fovit,

      35, 74.
  • Fugelas ne týmað swá swá óðre nýtenu, ac ǽrest hit bið ǽig, and seó módor siððan brét þæt ǽig tó bridde,

      Hml. Th. i. 250, 24.
  • Been týmað heora teám mid clǽnnysse, of ðám hunige hí brédað heora bród, ii. 10, 17.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. bruoten fovere.]
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