for-bredan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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for-bredan
for-bregdan. Substitute: for-bregdan, -brédan; p. -brægd, -brǽd, pl. -brugdon, -brúdon ; pp. -brogden, -broden. 1. to destroy by dragging about, v. bregdan ; I. I a Hé wæs fram deóflum forbróden and hé sweolt he was dragged about by devils and he died, Mart. H. 214, 31: 28, 2. 2. to hurl to destruction Forbregd praecipita, Ps. Srt. 54, 10. 3. to snatch away Oft ic sýne ofteáh . . . misthelme forbrægd eágna leóman, Jul. 470. 4. to change for the worse, transform, v. bregdan, I. l e Hí sǽdon hió sceolde mid hire drýcræft þá men forbrédan, and weorpan hí an wildedeóra líc, Bt. 38, l; F. 194, 31 : Met. 26, 75. Wearð án mǽden forbróden þurh drýmanna dydrunge . . . þæt mǽden wæs swá forbróden swylce heó áu myre wæs, Hml. S. 21, 473. 5. to corrupt Forbródenum muculentis, Germ. 396, 282. [v. N. E. D. forbraid.]
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