eácen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective, Verb
Verb Class: Participle
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eácen
adj. [pp. of eácan] Increased, great, vast, powerful; auctus, magnus, pŏtens, grăvĭdus Eácne fuglas the teeming fowls, Cd. 98; Th. 130, 12; Gen. 2158. Se wæs æðele and eácen who was noble and vigorous, Beo. Th. 398; B. 198: Exon. 10 b; Th. 13, 20; Cri. 205. Eald sweord eácen an old, powerful sword, Beo. Th. 3330; B. 1663: 4286; B. 2140. Eácne eardas the vast dwellings, 3246; B. 1621. Insende eácne egesan he sent in mighty terror, Salm. Kmbl. 947; Sal. 473. Cræfte eácen great in skill, Exon. 128 a; Th. 492, 26; Rä. 81, 21: 14; Rä. 81, 15: 103 a; Th. 391, 21; Rä. 10, 8. Nǽron ge swá eácne mód-geþances ye were not so powerful in mental thought, Cd. 179; Th. 224, 14; Dan. 136. DER. feorh-eácen, mægen-. v. écen.
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