ofer-brǽdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-brǽdan
I. to overspread, overshadow, act as a covering over Ðæt land biþ eal unnyt swá se fiicbeám hit oferbrǽt, Past. 45; Swt. 337, 13-15. Oferbrǽdeþ, Met, 7, 13. Heofonlíc leóht com ofer hí ealle and hí swá swá mycel scýte hí ealle oferbrǽdde, Bd. 4, 7; S. 575, 7. Wolcen oferbrǽdde hiǽ pubis obumbrans eos, Mk. Skt. Rush. 9, 7: Lk. Skt. Rush. 9, 34. Sticmǽlum mid wuda oferwexen, sticmǽlum mid grénum felda oferbrǽded, Homl. Th. i. 508, 24. Mid ðy feó oferbrǽded and beþeaht, Blickl. Homl. 199, 3. Bewrigen and oferbrǽded mid baswe godwebbe, 207, 16. Apollonius mid rósan rude wæs eal oferbrǽded, Ap. Th. 22, 4. II. to overspread, put a covering over God oferbrǽdde byrnendne heofon nette, Cd. Th. 182, 9; Exod. 73. [Laym. mid palle overbræd.]
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