fercian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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fercian
Add:I. trans. 1. to bring, carry, conduct Þá ealdormenn forléton þá scipo and þet folc, þá þe on ðám scipe wǽron, færcodon (fercodon, v. l. ) ðá scipo eft tó Lundene, Chr. 1009; P. 139, 5. 2. to support Wyrtum fercian leguminibus (vitam) sustentare, An. Ox. 1635. Ǽlcon men is álýfed hé of his yldrena gestreóne hine sylfne fercian móte, Hml. S. 23, 597. (2 a) figuratively :-- Man sceall þé óþer gecýþan þú ús ná lencg ne þearft mid þínre leásunge fercian (you need not try to make us swallow any more of your lies ), Hml. S. 23, 713. II. intrans. To go, moke one's way On þám forman geáre gǽð seó sunne on ǽrnemergen on tácen þe ys aries genemned . . . þý þriddan heó síhð tó þám tácne oð ǽfen, and on þám feórðan geáre heó ferecað on middre nihte tó þám foresprecenan tácne, Angl. viii. 307, 21. [v. N. E. D. firk. For double sense cf. a similar case in O. H. Ger. fuora profectio; sustentatio.] v. next word.
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