ge-sceótan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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ge-sceótan
Add:I. trans, I. to shoot an arrow, hurl a spear, &c. Ǽr þǽr wǽre ǽnig spere gescoten, Chr. 1055 ; P. 186, 5. Arewan, gauelucas wǽron gescotene catapultae diriguntur, i. misse sunt, An. Ox. 4240. 2. to assign to a position, allot to a place Þás Godes ðegnas þe . . . sind godas getealde, hwider gescýt [man] heora endebyrdnesse (to which band is their order assigned), búton tó ðám werode ðe sind hláfordscipas gecwedene?. Hml. Th. i. 346, 5. 3. to form with sloping sides that tend to meet and so make an angle (? v. sceát, -scíte) Se arc wæs fyðerscýte, and . . . wæs fram nyðeweardan oð ufeweardan swá tógædere gescoten (gestoten ?, getogen, v.l.) and swá genyrwed hé wæs mid ánre fæðme belocen ufewerd arca habuit quatuor angulos ex imo assurgentes, et iisdem paulatim usque ad summum in angustum attractis in spatium unius cubiti fuit collecta, Angl. vii. 34, 365. II. intrans. 1. to fall, happen, occur Gyf se terminus becymð on ðone Sunnandæg . . . Gyf se terminus gescýt on sumon dæge þǽre wucan, Lch. iii. 244, 16. 2. to fall to the share of, be allotted to Ealle þá ðing þe ús gesceótað of úres geáres teolunge. Hml. Th. i. 178, 28. Heora ǽlcum gesceát án pund goldes, ii. 494, 5. Weald þeáh eówer eard ús gesceóte (nobis scrte debelur), Jos. 9, 7.
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