ge-mittan
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ge-mittan
Add:I. to meet, (i) to meet that which is corning in an opposite direction Hine gemitte án man, þá hé fór fram þǽre byrig, Ors. 6, 31; Bos. 128, 34. 2. to meet, encounter an enemy Þá gemytlon [þá men] hý of Hereforda and of Gleáweceastre, and him wið gefuhton, Chr. 915; P. 99, 17. (2 a) to meet attack, encounter hostility :-- Hí sǽdon hí nǽfre wyrsan handplegan on Angelcynne ne gemitton þonne Ulfcytel him tó bróhte, Chr. 1004; P. 136, note I. 3. io come into association with, into the company of Þá hié gemitton weorces wísan, Gen. 1687. (3 a) with reflex, pron. used reciprocally Þonne wé ús gemittað on þám mǽstan dæge, Dóm. 104. II. to find, 1. with no idea of search, premeditation or effort, a. to come upon, come across, meet with Gefoerde gefand ł gemitte (invenit) énne of efneðegnum hís, Mt. L. 18, 28. Mið ðý untýnde bóc, gemitte tó stóue ðér áwritten wæs, Lk. L. R. 4, 17. Ðá hé cóm ongeán dǽm herge, þá gemitte hé þǽr swelcne feld swá him ǽr on swefne ætýwed wæs, Shrn. 70, 16. Þá eóde folc on þá sǽand hig gemytton þǽr stǽnen hús, 150, 22. (a α) with obj. and infin. :-- Hié æt burhgeate beorn gemitton sylfne sittan, Gen. 2426. (a β) with obj. and complement :-- Ðiosne woe gemitton (inuenimus) undercerrende cynn úserne, Lk. L. R. 23, 2. b. to find on inspection or consideration Nóht ic gemitto inðinges in ðissum menn, Lk. L. 23, 4. Nǽneht inðing deádæs ic gemitte (inuent) in him, Lk. L. R. 23, 22. Þá hí þǽr tó cómon, ðá ne gemitton hí þǽr nǽnigne bryne, Shrn. 73, 38. Þá gemittan hié on þǽm marmanstáne swylce mannes swaðu, Bl. H. 203, 34. (b β) with obj. and complement :-- Mið ðý cymeð gimittes (gemitteð, L.) iówih slépende, Mk. R. 13, 36. Gimitte ł fand mægden licgende, 7, 30. Gemittæ, Mk. L. 14, 37. Men gemitton hire líchoman gesunde æfter þám fýre, Shrn. 115, 15. II. to find after search or effort :-- Hé cuóm gif huæt gemitte on ðǽm, Mk. L. R. 11, 13. Soecað gié mið ðý gimitta mæge, Rtl. 10, 26. Soeca . . . gimitta, 14, 16. v. ge-métan.
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