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For 'I. to be deprived of . . . MS. H.]' substitute: I. to take away, take as forfeit Gif hine (a man who has sought asylum in a monastery) on þám fierste geyflige . . . léte mid ryhte þeódscipe . . . and þám híwum hundtwelftig sciłł. ciricfriðes tó bóte, and næbbe his ágne forfongen (hæbbe his ágen forfangen, v. l.) (the prosecutor shall not (or shall) have what is due to him from the fugitive forfeited on account of the injury done to the fugitive while entitled to the benefits of asylum). II. Add: to seize, arrest an accused person Gif hé (the accuser) hine (the accused ) forféhð, Ll. Th. i. 142, 7. III. to anticipate, take measures to prevent. v. fore-fón Ic lǽre þú beó hrædra mid hreówlicum teárum, and yrre forfóh éces déman suadeo praevenias lacrymis modo judicis iram, Dóm. L. 76. ¶ with for[a]ne :-- Forne forféþ anticipet, An. Ox. 603. Ðá arn se ealda wið hire weardes mid gebígedum cneówum tó þon hé hine on þá eorþan ástrehte . . . Heó þá þone ealdan forene forféng, and him ne geþafode fulfremodlíce on þá eorðan ástreccan, Hml. S. 23 b, 605. Sý forne forfangen preoccupetur, An. Ox. 1236. Ic hæbbe forefangen eów nǽfre heononforð þanon nán unfrið tó ne cymð I have taken measures to prevent any trouble ever coming to you henceforth from that quarter, Cht. E. 230, 5.
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