for-spanan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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for-spanan
to lure to evil, allure. Add:1. to lure Forspenð hé hit mid ðǽre wólberendan óliccunge mentem securitatis pestiferae blanditiis seducit, Past. 415, 12. Forspa[nendre?] illecebroso (v. for-spennan), Angl. xiii. 34, 174. Forspanendum lufum illecebrosis amplexibus, Angl. xi. 117, 33. Wearð þæt wíf forspanen þurh ðæs deófles láre, Hml. Th. i. 18, 8. ] 2. to lure to evil action Ðá ðe mid mislicum lustum hí tó ðám leahtrum forspeónon, Hml. Th. i. 410, 33: ii. 478, 31. Forspanen tó forligre, i. 306, 7. Ðe lés ic sió forspanen tó wiðsacenne ne inliciar ad negandum, Kent. Gl. 1079. 3. to lure to destruction Hú fela hé forspanan mæge tó écan forwyrde, Wlfst. 85, 7. On ðone ilcan deáð hié wilniað eal moncynn tó forspananne and tó forlǽdanne, Past. 249, 20. [O. H. Ger. fer-spanan al-, in-licere.] v. for-spennan.
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