ge-bycgan
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ge-bycgan
Add:I. to buy goods Sé þe hine gebohtte qui eum emerat, Bd. 4, 22; Sch. 460, 12. 1 a. to buy as a trader :-- Wilt þú syllan þingc þíne hér, ealswá þú hí gebohtest þǽr? Ic nelle, ac ic wylle heora cýpan hér luflicor þonne ic gebicge (emi) þǽr, Coll. M. 27, 15-19. te hiá gebohte ut negotiarentur, Lk. p. 10, 1. II. of payment by the husband before marriage Gif mon wíf gebycgge, and sió gyft forð ne cume, Ll. Th. i. 122, 5. III. to obtain by payment a benefit, an advantage, office, &c. 1. where the payment is material Lundene waru griðede wið þone here and heom frið gebohtan. Chr. 1016; P. 153, 9. Eádsige arcb ... bletsode Síward tó biscope ... se arcbiscop wénde hit sum óðer mann ábiddan wolde oððe gebicgean, 1043; P. 164, 5. Hú woldest þú gebycgan, þá þú gesǽlgost wǽre ... mid hú micelan feó woldest þú þá habban geboht þú swutole mihtest tócnáwan þíne frínd and þine fýnd? Ic wát þú hit woldest habban mid miclan feó geboht þú hí cúþest wel tóscádan, Bt. 20; F. 72, 17-22: 34, 9; F. 146, 12. Gebohtre scíre wítnung ambitus judicium, Wrt. Voc. i. 21, 12. 2. where the payment is non-material Sume gebycgaþ weorþlicne hlísan ðisses andweardan lífes mid heora ágnum deáþe, Bt. 39 11; F. 228, 27. Mé þincð hit hæbbe geboht sume swíþe leáslice mǽrþe, 24, 3; F. 82, 25. IV. to pay for work done Þone fultum and þæt weorc Agustus gebohte mid fela M talentana Augustus ad reparationem magnam vim pecuniae largitus est, Ors. 6, 1; S. 252, 28. V. to secure the services of a person by payment, to hire Nǽnig úsic mid leáne gebohte nemo nos conduxit, Mt. R. 20, 7. VI. to buy those in slavery, to redeem Godwíg hæfð geboht Leófgife and hyre ofspring mid healfon punde æt Ælsige tó écean freóte, C.D. iv. 271, 16. ¶ gebycgan út to buy out, redeem :-- Ægelsige hæfð geboht Wilsige his sunu út at Ælfsige abbod and æt eallon híréde tó écean freóte, C.D. iv. 271, 4, 10: 270, 17. VII. to rescue from punishment by payment. 1. secular Sé þe fals wyrce þolige þǽra handa þe hé fals mid worhte, and hé hí mid nánum þingum ne gebicge, ne mid golde, ne mid seolfre, Ll. Th. i. 380, 18. 2. spiritual Þá sáwla þe Críst mid his ágenum lífe gebohte, Ll. Th. i. 304, 17, 22. VIII. to pay the penalty for. Cf. á-bycgan hit manige yfele men mid heora feóre gebohtan, Bl. H. 45, 23. Ǽlc þǽra manna þe yt oððe drincð on untíman ... wite hé his sáwl sceal sárlíce hit gebicgan (-bycgean, v.l. ), Hml. S. 12, 77. Hé hét hí áwendon his geþanc fram Críste, and cwæð hí sceoldon sylfe hit gebicgan, gif hí ne bígdon his mód, 35, 55. IX. to sell [= be-bycgan] Ðeáh hwá bebyccge (gebicge, v.l. ) his dohtor on þeówenne, Ll. Th. i. 46, 12.
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