ge-scildan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-scildan
-scyldan; p. de; pp. ed To shield, cover, protect, defend; protegere, tueri Ic gescilde ðé mínre swýðran handan I will cover thee with my right hand, Ex. 33, 22. Ic ðé gescilde on drihtenes name I will protect thee in the name of the Lord, Shrn 15, 19. Gif ðé man scotaþ to ðú gescylst ðé if you are shot at you shield yourself, Homl. Th. ii. 538, 10. Giscildes protegis, Rtl. 62, 54. Us gescyldeþ scyppend engla the Creator of angels protects us, Andr. Kmbl. 867; An. 434: Exon. 68 b; Th. 255, 14; Jul. 214. He us gesceldeþ wiþ eallum feóndum he will shield us from all enemies, Blickl. Homl. 51, 14. Siððan hie heofonríces weard wið ðone hearm gescylde after heaven's guardian had protected them against that hurt, Cd. 196; Th. 245, 6; Dan. 458: Shrn. 90, 7: Mt. Kmbl. p. 7, 9. Giscilde protegat, Rtl. 49, 34. Wiþ egesan yfeles feóndes míne sáwle gescyld a timore inimici eripe animam meam, Ps. Th. 63, 1. Gescildan wið to protect against, Exon. 40 b; Th. 135, 23; Gú. 528. Heó is gescyld she is protected, Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 45, 3. Gescylded protected, Exon. 58 b; Th. 210, 4; Ph. 180: Bd. 3, 23; S. 555, 35.
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