glíwian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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glíwian
Take here gleowian in Dict., and add: of the sound made by metal(?), to play, sound Mec (a book) siððan wráh hæleð hleóbordum, hýde beþenede, gierede mec mid golde forð (for a similar verse cf. An. 1110); on mé glíwedon wrǽtlic weorc smiða me then a man enclosed between sheltering boards, stretched a covering of skin, went on to adorn me with gold; on me played the fair work of smiths (referring to the sound made by the metal ornaments and clasps when the book was moved about or opened?), Rä. 27, 13. [Icel. glýja to be gleeful.]
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