ge-strícan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-strícan
pp. ge-stricen. I. to stroke, smooth with the hand Pyles tácen is þæt þú mid þínum scytefingre sume feþer tácnum gestríce on þýne winstran hand innewearde and lege tó þínum eáron the sign for a cushion is that with your forefinger you make as if you were smoothing a feather into the flat of your left hand and lay your hand to your ear, Tech. ii. 126, 7- II. to form with a stroke of a pen Quincunx . . . beóð þus gehíwod. Triens . . . beóð þus mid feðere gestricene. Quadras. . . beóð þus ámearcod, Angl. viii. 334, 41-44.
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