heáwan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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heáwan
Add:: — Heáweð secate, An. Ox. 56, 32. I. intrans. To strike with a cutting weapon, deal blows Hí on healfa gehwone heáwan þóhton, B. 800. II. trans. To strike forcibly with a cutting weapon, to hack, gash Me (Christ ) on beáme beornas sticedon gárum on galgum, heów se giunga þǽr (cf. unus militum lancea latus eius aperuit, Jn. 19, 34), Sat. 511. Hine heówon hǽðene scealcas and bégen þá beornas þe him big stódon, By. 181. Hí heówan heaþolinde hamora láfan, Chr. 937 ; P. 106, 14. Ðeáh þe láðra fela ðínne byrnhomon billum heówan, Vald. 1, 17. III. to shape with a cutting implement, Bd. 4, 11 ; Sch. 407, 21 (in Dict.). IV. to hew, fell wood Hí slógon þá crístenan . . . swá swá mann wudu hýwð, Hml. S. 28, 69. V. to cut off, sever a part from the whole by a blow: — Sume heówun (caedebant) þǽra treówa bógas, Txts 21, 8. VI. to form by hewing Deórhege heáwan, Ll. Th. i. 432, 15 : Angl. ix. 262, 8. v. á-heáwan, be-heáwan, for-heáwan, ge-heáwan, tó-heáwan
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