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ge-þrístlǽcan

  • verb [ weak ]
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ge-þrístlǽcan, p. -lǽhte, -lǽcte
To dare, presume, excite; provocare
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  • Ne geþristlǽcaþ hí ó ðæt hí mánswergen on his noman

    they never dare to sware falsely in his name,

      Shrn. 109, 17.
  • Þurh Albinus swíðost ic geþrístlǽhte ðæt ic dorste ðis weorc ongynnan

    hortatu præcipue ipsius Albini ut hoc opus adgredi auderem provocatus sum,

      Bd. pref; S. 472, 11.
  • Eádréd biddeþ ðet nán man geþrístlíce his cynelícan gefe gewonian

    Eadred prays that no man will presume to diminish his royal gift,

      Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. ii. 304, 26.
  • We geþrístlǽcton

    provocavimus,

      Cot. 154.
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v.  þríst-lǽcan læþ.
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