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fágettan

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Wright's OE grammar
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literal,
to change colour, grow dark(cf. Wrt. Voc. ii. 130, 35. v. fág)
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  • Se fulla móna fágettað, þonne hé ðæs sunlican leóhtes bedǽled bið þurh ðǽre eorðan sceadwunge,

      Hml. Th. i. 608, 33.
to quibble, use with double meaning
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  • Cwæð Ualerianus tó ðám cýðere : "Ágif ðá mádmas." Se cýðere him andwyrde: "On Godes ðearfum ic hí áspende, and hí sind ðá écan mádmas." Se geféfa cwæð: "Hwæt fágettest ðú mid wordum ?" (

    why do you use this word treasures with double meaning?

    ),
      Hml. Th. i. 422, 34.
  • Cf. fágian.
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