dríman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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dríman
I. intrans. To make a joyous sound with voice or with instrument, to rejoice. 1. of living creatures Ic dréme psallam, Ps. L. 107, 2. Seldan snottor guma sorgleás blissað, swylce dol seldon drýmeð sorgful ymb his forðgesceaft, Fä. 55. Anna and Simeon sungon and drýmdon, Lch. iii. 428, 20. Uton dréman (jubilemus ) Gode . . . on sealmum wé drýman him, Ps. Spl. 94, 1, 2. 2. of musical instrument Hearpe and pípe and mistlic glíggamen drémað eów on beórsele. II. trans. To sing a song Ealle singende hý drýman omnia psallendo modificentur, Angl. xiii. 371, 78. Seó beó ne murnð leóflic leóþ tó drýmanne, Angl. viii. 324, 17. Wynsume swinsunge tó drémene dulcem melodiam modulaturus (i. canaturus ), An. Ox. 1344. Getwinnum sangum hǽle Gode dré(mende) geminis concentibus Osanna persultans, 2608. [Take here dréman, drýman in Dict.] v. ge*-*dríman.
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