ceorfan
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ceorfan
Add:I. to cut, cut off, &c Cearf cederet, Wrt. Voc. ii. 25, 5. Cearf hine abscide eum, Mt. L. 18, 3: 5, 30: amputa ilium, Mk. L. 9, 44. Man ceorfe him þá handa of, Ll. Th. i. 394, 10. Hét ic ceorfan ðá bearwas jubeo cedi nemus, Nar. 12, 18. Gyf þé syxes genyóðige, þonne sníð þú mid þínum fingre ofer þone óþerne swylce þú cyrfan wille if you want a knife make a stroke with one finger on another as if you meant to cut it off, Tech. ii. 123, 4. Ne sceamode þé tó ceorfanne ðú sylf suce, Hml. S. 7, 125. corfene breóst, 145. Ceorfende infindens, Wrt. Voc. ii. 47, 23. II. to slay Fióndas míno cearfas (ceorfas, R.) inimicos meos interficite, Lk. L. 19, 27. v. ge-ceorfan.
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