gorettan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gorettan
p. te. I. intrans. To stare about. 1. of persons, to let the eyes rove Ðæt hine lǽrð se deófol, þæt hé stande and gorette and lócige underbæc út; þæt bið gymeleás gebed, Wlfst. 234, 18. 2. of the eyes or looking, to rove Þǽr (in hell ) wépað ðá eágan þe nú ðurh unálýfedlice gewilnunga goretende hwearftliað, Hml. Th. i. 530, 31. Ne gán hí goretyndum eágum non vagis oculis incedant, Nap. 34. Gorettende passiuos (oculorum obtutus ), An. Ox. 5, 3. Wídlese ( = -lǽste ?) goretende passiuis, Archiv lxxix. 89. II. trans. To pour forth Gorette egerit (spumasque frendens egerit ), Germ. 398, 204. v. gorian.
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