ge-hreósan
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ge-hreósan
Add:I. to fall from an upright position, fall to the ground; of a structure, to fall in ruins Monige weallas mid seofon and fíftegum torran gehruronand gefeóllan (conruerunt ), Bd. I. 13 ; Sch. 37, 13. Seó eorðe wæs ástyred and on manegum stówum gehroren (-hropen, Th.) revelata sunt fundamenta orbis terrarum. Ps. Th. 17, 15. la. to fall in battle :-- míne fýnd on mínre gesihþe feallan and gereósan (corruant) swá swá gereás (corruit) Golias ætforan Dauides ansýne, and swá swá gereás and wearþ besenct Faraones folc on þǽre reádan sǽ. . . and swá swá geriás Amaleh ætforan Móissu . . . Swá feallan and gereósan (cadant ) míne fýnd under mínum fótum, C. D. B. ii. 333. 7-12. II. to fall from a prosperous condition Feallan hí ł gehreósan hí (decidant), Ps. L. 5, II. Ðá wæs gehroren sió úpá-hæfenes Paules, . . . and æfter ðǽm hryre hé ongan timbran eáðmódnesse elationis ejus fabrica tota corruerat, et post ruinam suam humilis aedi-ficari requirebat , Past. 443, 29. III. to fall from a higher to a lower level, fall headlong Oft ðonne se hirde gǽð on frécne wegas, sió hiord gehríst cum pastor per abrupta graditur, ad praecipitium grex sequatur, Past. 31, I. Dryhten forlét hine (Lucifer) of dúne gehreósan, Sal. 458. III a. of strong emotion, e. g. fear, to fall upon :-- Gehreás ł onsæt egsa ofer hig incubuit timor super eos , Ps. L. 104, 38. IV. to rush upon, move with violence On gehreósan ingruere, Wrt. Voc. ii. 43, 73. IV a. of inconsiderate action :-- Ðonne ðaelig;t ierre hæfð anwald ðaelig;s monnes, ðonne gehrísð (-hriésð v. l. ) hé on sume scylde, Past. 288, 9.
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