ge-feohtan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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ge-feohtan
Add:I. intrans. 1. in a military sense, v. gefeoht, (2 a) Hér gefeaht Ecgbryht cyning wiþ .xxxv. sciphlæsta, Chr. 833; P. 62, 10. Æþelwulf him wið gefeaht ... Æþeréd cyning and Ælfréd his bróþur wiþ þone here gefuhton, 871; P. 70, 13-16. Antigones and Perðica ... woldon him betweónum gefeohtan bellum inter Antigonum et Perdiccam oritur, Ors. 3, 11; S. 144, 34. Hié hiene sendon on Perse wið hié tó gefeohtanne, 3, 1; S. 96, 12. (1 a) of fighting between champions :-- Dauid wolde wiþ Goliaþ gefeohtan, Bl. H. 31, 17. (1 b) with cognate object (v. án-wíg) :-- Hér Cénwalh gefeaht wiþ Walas and hié gefliémde; þis wæs gefohten siþþan hé of Eást-Englum cóm, Chr. 958: P. 32, 4. Þæs geáres wurdon .viiii. folcgefeoht gefohten wiþ þone here, 871; P. 72, 12. 2. to fight in a quarrel, v. gefeoht, (2 b) Gif hwá gefeohteð on cirican oþþon on cynges húse ... And gif hwá gefeohteð on mynstre, Ll. Th. i. 330, 23, 26. Gif mon beforan cyninges ealdormen on gemóte gefeohte, 86, 14. Gif hwá in cyninges healle gefeohte, oþþe his wǽpn gebréde, 66, 8: 70, 18. Gif hwá on cierlisces monnes flette gefeohte, mid syx sciłł. gebéte þám ceorle. Gif hé wǽpne gebréde and nó feohte, sié be healfum þám, 86, 21. Gif mǽgleás mon gefeohte and mon ofsleá, 78, 20. 3. fig. to struggle, strive for supremacy Efne þǽm gelícost swylce ðá gesceafta (wind and flame ) twá him betweónan gefeohtan sceoldan, Bl. H. 221, 15. II. trans. 1. to gain by fighting Ðǽm folce ðe on clǽnum felda weorðlicne sige gefeohtað his qui per fortitudinem in campo victores sunt, Past. 227, 25. Þone sige þe hé on Persia ðeóda gefeaht, Hml. S. 30, 153. Hié getrúwedon þæt hié mid hiera cræftum sceolden sige gefeohtan, Ors. 2, 4; S. 72, 17: 2, 5; S. 82, 26. 2. to maintain a charge by fighting Þǽr beteáh Gosfrei Bainard Willelm of Ou hé heafde gebeón on þes cynges swicdóm, and hit him on gefeaht, and hine on orreste ofercóm, Chr. 1096; P. 232, 20. [O. H. Ger. ge-fehtan congredi.]
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