for-bærnan
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for-bærnan
-bernan. Add:I. to consume by heat Forbærnde extorruil, An. Ox. 1434. Hié woldon þone cásere cwicenne forbærnan, Bl. H. 191, 1foran-tó 2. Forbernende crematuros, Wrt. Voc. ii. 24, 41. Eorþe biþ forbærned tó axan, 91, 26. Ðæt land wearð fram heofenlicum fyre forbærned regionem arsisse igne caelesti Tacitus refert. Ors. l, 3 ; S. 32, 3. Forbærnd torreretur, An. Ox. 4120. II. to injure by heat, burn, scald Gif hwá forbærned sý, genim þás wyrte . . . lege tó þám bærnette, Lch. i. 216, 10. Wiþ bryne. Gif mon sié mid fýre áne forbærned. . . . Gif mon sié mid wǽtan forbærned, ii. 324, 12-14. [r. N. E. D. forburn. O. H. Ger. fer-prennen comburere, consumere.] v. un-forbærned.
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