drohtian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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drohtian
Add:I. to live a life Ic drohtige conversor, i. locum uto, utor, habito, maneo, Wrt. Voc. ii. 135, 50. Git hé self drohtað on ðám eorðlicum tielongum si in terrenis negotiis ipse versatur, Past. 133, 4. Menn wéndon ðæt hé ǽfæsðlíce drohtode (degere religiose ), 24. Lifde oððe drohtode degebat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 47. Drohtadun þá hié conversantibus eis, Mt. R. 17, 22. Hú hé ðǽron drohtian (-igean, v. l.) scyle qualem se in ipso regimine debeat exhibere, Past. 75, 2. Drohtiende degens, Wrt. Voc. ii. 28, 45. II. to carry out a practice (the right observance of Easter) mihte mid ðý máran ealdorlicnesse drohtian (þurhteón, v. l.) and gefremman quod ut majore auctoritate perficeret, Bd. 5, 21; Sch. 676, 24. [Godefrihte muneces þá wolden drohtien here líf on ankersetle, Chr. 656; P. 31, 17.]
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