ge-dígan
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ge-dígan
Add:I. to escape danger, (i) used absolutely Seó wiht (a steer), gif hió gedýgeð, dúna briceð, gif hé tóbirsteð, bindeð cwice cf. the Latin riddle: Si vixero, rumpere colles incipiam, vivos moriens aut alligo multos, Prehn, p. 212), Ra. 39, 6. 2. with acc. a. to come successfully out of conflict On swá hwylcum gefeohte swá ðú bist [ðú bist] sigefæst, and þú gedigest, gif þú ðone fót mid þé hafast, Lch. i. 328, 7. b. to escape from danger, harm, & c. Feá þæt gedýgað þára þe geræcað rynegiestes wǽpen, Rä. 4, 57. Ic þæt unsófte ealdre gedígde, B. 1655. Gefeónde hé þone deáð gedígde (evaserit), Gr. D. 203, 14. Se bróþer gedígde wíte frater evasit supplicium, 346, 6. Hé geortrýwde hweþer hé mihte gedígean (évadere) swá myccle frécnesse þára ýþa, 34. Þú þæs déman scealt yrre gedýgan, Jul. 257. (b α) of things :-- Nǽnig móste heora hrórra hrím æpla gedígean occidit moros eorum in pruina, Ps. Th. 77, 47. c. to escape from an enemy Þone feónd, þám hé wæs geseald, hé þone ná ne gedýgde eum hostem, cui traditus fuerat, non evasit, Gr. D. 327, 18. d. to recover from illness Bútan þá áne þe hý þá slitnesse gedígean mægen iis tantummodo exceptis, quae a tali laceratione convalescere possint, Ll. Th. ii. 166, 25. II. to benefit, profit, v. dígan Gyf hyt hwá gedó, ne gedíge hit him náfre, Lch. i. 384, II.
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