metsian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
metsian
p. ode. I. to feed Ðú metsast ús cibabis nos, Ps. Spl. 79, 6. Hé metsode hí cibavit illos, 80, 15: nutriebat, Hpt. Gl. 466, 28: saginaverit, 493, 9. Ðú ús geþafodest him tó metsianne swá swá sceáp, Ps. Th. 43, 13. II. to furnish with provisions Heora ǽlc férde tó his castele and ðone mannoden and metsoden swá hig betst mihton each of them went to his castle and manned and provisioned it as well as ever they could, Chr. 1087; Erl. 224, 16. Him man metsod they were furnished with provisions, 1006; Erl. 141, 11. v. ge-metsian.
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