brédan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
brédan
p. de To cherish, nourish, hatch an egg 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. [O. H. Ger. bruoten fovere.]
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