dreógan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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dreógan
Add:I. to do, perform; commit, perpetrate Se þe déð ǽnig unnyt, hé drýhð deófles willan, Wlfst. 279, 2. Wá eów þe ofer*-*drenc dreógað, 46, 15. On gedwimerum þe men on dreógað fela þæs þe hí ná ne sceoldan, Ll. Th. ii. 248, 7. Ne dreáh ic náne óþre dǽda, bútan Dryhtne þás lác offrode, Hml. S. 9, 64. For þen héðenscipe þe hí drugon, Chr. 634; P. 27, 7. God sceáwað hwæt þǽr man dreóge wordes oððe weorces, Wlfst. 278, 31. Hǽðenscipe dreóge, Ll. Th. ii. 296, 28. Wé lǽrað preóstas on ciricþénungum ealle án dreógan (there is to be uniformity of practice in the church services ), 254, 23. Godes lof on cyricean dreógan to perform divine service, Cht. Th. 355, 3. I a. to do battle, wage war :-- Hí gewin úp hófon and þæt drugon oþ hí mid ealle ofslegene wǽron, Ors. 1, 4; S. 32, 18. Hió þæt ylce gewin twá and feówertig wintra wæs dreógende, 1, 2; S. 30, 17. Hí him bróhton ongeán eahta C M féþena and LX M gehorsades folces. And hié lange wǽron þæt dreógende ǽr heora áðer mehte on óþrum sige gerǽcan (commisso praelio diu anceps pugna ), 3, 9; S. 134, 7: 1, 14; S. 58, 4: 4, 7; S. 182, 4. II. intrans. 1. to act Tógénes ǽ dreógendes contra legem agentis, Ps. L. 70, 4. 2. to labour On hú grundleásum seáðe mód drígð (cf. swinceð, Met. 3, 2), þonne hit bestyrmað þisse worulde ungeþwǽrnessa, Bt. 3, 2; S. 9, 11. Nǽnig manna wát hú mín hyge dreógeþ, bysig æfter bócum, Sal. 60. III. to suffer Ðæt hié ne fleón yfel, suelce hié hit ádriógan ne mægen, for ðon ðe hit oft góde menn dreógað mala nequaquam velut intolerabilia fugiant, quibus plerumque bonos affici non ignorant, Past. 263, 14. Seó gedrecednes and geswinc and manna fyll and eác horsa þe eall Engla here dreáh, Chr. 1056; P. 186, 33. Þás ðing wé drugon quae res nos sollicitos tenuit, Nar. 13, 26. hié wíte drugon ut uterentur supplicio, 17, 2. For þám ermðum ðe hí drogan, Bt. 38, 1; S. 116, 26. Hié mon slóg and hiénde and on óþru land sealde . . . Ispánie þæt ilce wǽron dreógende, Ors. 5, 1; S. 214, 15. [v. N. E. D. dree.] v. þurh-dreógan.
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