ofer-lecgan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-lecgan
I. to lay over, above, or upon something else Oferlecgan lín þám weófode superponant linteum altari, Angl. xiii. 428, 899. II. to cover the surface of a thing with something Oferlege mid wulle, Lch. ii. 200, 7. Oferlecge mid línene cláðe, 182, 4. III. to affect as with a superincumbent weight, oppress Gif hí hió sylfe mid swíðlicre druncennysse oferlecgað, Hml. A. 147, 73. Hit nis ná riht on Crístenum folce, þæt sume scylon mid oferǽte and mid oferdrence beón oferléde, and sume hungre cwylmede, 142, 99. [v. N. E. D. over-lay. Goth. ufar-lagian. ]
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