be-gitan
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be-gitan
(I a) add : α. to get a wife Þæs cyninges sáwle þe hí begæt, Lch. iii. 422, 15 : Gen. 1130. β. to get into one's keeping, bring home Begyte hé þá báde hám, Ll. Th. i. 354, 7. γ. where the object is non-material Freóndscipe begitan, An. 480. 5. AddHié begéton feówertig bearna, Sat. 474. 6. where the subject is not personal, of strong, painful agencies Fram þǽre costunge þe him becwóm, sáres and yfeles Þe hí begeat vexati sunt a tribulatione dolorum et dolore , Ps. Th. 106, 38 : 118, 28 : Kl. 41 : Gen. 2567 : B. 1068. Mec wráðe begeat fromsíð freán, Kl. 32. Hine wíg begeat, B. 2872. Mec bigeat nearo nihtwaco, Seef. 6. Begeáte, B. 2130.
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