fǽran
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fǽran
Add:I. to terrify Ðæt hé swá egesige ðá ofermódan ðæt hé ðá eáðmódan tó swíðe ne fǽre (ut timidis non augeatur metus ), Past. 453, 19. [v. N. E. D. fear, vb.] II. to take by surprise, seize quickly (?) Uulfes férende lupi rapaces, Mt. L. 7, 15. [Cf. O. Sax. fárón to lie in wait: O. H. Ger. fárén desiderare, insidiari.] v. fǽring, fǽringa, fǽr-lic.
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