bregdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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bregdan
Add: I. trans. 1. with acc. a. to pluck, pull, draw, drag Sáh hé niðer ealre his mihte benumen, and hine man ðá brǽd intó ðæs kinges búre, Chr. 1053; P. 182, 22. Ealle men hine fram stówe tó stówe brúdon, Hml. S. 23, 653. Ompran ymbdelf, bréd up, Lch. ii. 116, 14: iii. 38, 12. Ne bréde gé nó ðá stengeas of ðǽm hringum, Past. 172, 10. b. to move quickly to and fro Brǽd heáfod hiderand geond ofer fýr, Lch. ii. 38, 3. c. to bind, knot Þá brúdon hig rápas on hyre hancla and on hyre fét. Shrn. 154, 28 : 74, 30. d. to bring a charge (braid in up-braid) Þe lǽs þé God up bréde þone godspellican cwide lest God bring up against you that saying of the gospel , Wlfst. 248, 9. e. to change Þá brǽd se sceocca hine sylfne tó menn, Hml. S. ii. 222. On manegum óþrum híwum hine brǽd se deófol, 31, 718. Hé brǽd hine on feala bleóna, Bl. H. 175; 5. Se líchama ongan swǽtan and mislic híw brédan, Wlfst. 141, 3. 2. with dat. (cf. Icel. bregða with dat.), to change Hí gehérað hleóðrum brægdan óðre fugelas they hear other birds varying their notes , Met. 13, 47. II. intrans. 1. to move, be pulled Ne bregden nó ðá stengas of ðǽm hringum vectes a circuits numquam recedant , Past. 173, 10. 2. of lightning, to flash Swilc leóht swilce þǽr líget brúde, Hml. S. 36, 226. 3. to play atrick, act with guile, v. brédende, brægden, brægd. v. mis-, under-bregdan; þurh-brogden.
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