ge-drincan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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ge-drincan
Add:I. absolute. 1. to take liquid as nourishment or to quench thirst Þá hé þone mete bróhte, hé bróhte him eác wín. Þá hé hæfde gedruncn (quo hausto), Gen. 27, 25. 2. to drink intoxicating liquor convivially or for pleasure Is tó wyrnanne bearn-eácnum wífe hió áht sealtes ete . . . oþþe beór drince, ne swínes flǽsc ete . . ., ne druncen gedrince (get drunk), Lch. ii. 330, 8. II. trans. 1. to imbibe a liquid Hé þone unlybban ealne gedranc. Hml. Th. i. 72, 25. Ðæs wóses geswéttes mid hunige gedrinc bollan fulne, Lch. ii. 30, 25. 2. to swallow the contents of a vessel Hé sende him glæsfat full wínes, and se bysceop gebletsade. Sóna swá hé hit gedruncen hæfde misit ei calicem uini benedictum ab episcopo; quem ut bibit, Bd. 5, 5; Sch. 572, 8. III. to absorb In gedrincaþ combiberint, contraxerint, Germ. 391, 18. [Goth. ga-driggkjan: O.Sax. gi-drinkan : O. H. Ger. ge-trinchen.]
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