cirran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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cirran
Add:I. trans. To turn, cause to move Cerrende heáfda hiora moventes capita sua, Mt. L. 27, 39. Cærrende (cerr-, R.), Mk. L. 15, 29. Styrendum ł cerrendum mobilibus, Mt. p. 8, 7. II. intrans. 1. of change in direction of motion, to turn Cirdon hié úp in on ðá eá, Ors. 1, 1; S. 17, 21. 2. to come or go back, return, retire Ic cearro ł ic willo cerre revertar, Mt. L. 12, 44. Deáð bið ǽlces yfeles ende, and ne cyrð hé nǽfre má, Prov. K. 49. God bebeád þæt hí eft ne cyrdon tó Heróde, Hml. Th. i. 78, 29. Cerras recedite, Mt. L. 9, 24. Þá hí tó sǽ cóman, þá hét hí man cyrran, Chr. 1094; P. 229, 22. (2 a) with reflex. dat. :-- Hé forlét þá fyrde and cyrde him eft tó Lundene, Chr. 1016; P. 147, 12. 3. of change in conduct, to turn, reform Hí geeácniað heora wíta, gif hí ǽr ende ne cyrrað, Hml. S. 13, 311. 4. to turn to a person in submission, for protection, &c. Him all Angelcyn tó cirde, Chr. 886; P. 80, 11. Him cierde tó eall se þeódscype, 922; P. 103, 28. Cantware him tó cirdon, 823; P. 60, 15. v. cerran, cyrran (where for bracket substitute, v. N. E. D. chare) in Dict., and from-, oþ-, under-cirran.
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