ofer-cuman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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ofer-cuman
I. to overcome, vanquish, subdue Ofercymeþ hé ælle his feónd, Lchdm. iii, 170, 19. Ofercymþ deicit, confudit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 133, 68. Ofercom obpressit, 65, 35. Æþelfriþ Scotta þeóde mid gefeohte ofercom (praelio conterens ), Bd. 1, 34; S. 499, 17: Cd. Th. 178, 33; Exod. 21. Hé ðone feónd ofercwom, Beo. Th. 2551; B. 1273. Hié feónd heora þurh ánes cræft ofercómon, 1403; B. 699. Ðæm wergan gáste wiðstondan and ofercuman, Blickl. Homl. 135, 11: 119, 21. Beswicen and ofercumen, 179, 5. Ðonne hié hwelc folc mid gefeohte ofercumen hæfdon, Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 70, 23. Níða ofercumen, Beo. Th. 1694; B. 845. Ofercumen obpressus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 65, 34. Ofercymen wæs obstipuit, 63, 9. Ðú mé hæfst ofercumenne mid ðínre gesceádwísnesse, Bt. 22, 1; Fox 76, 12. Hé ongitt hine selfne ofercumenne (-cymenne, Hatt. MS.), Past. 34, 1; Swt. 228, 20. Ðás men geseóþ ðæt hié synt ofercumene, Blickl. Homl. 189, 5. Ofercymene consternati, Wrt. Voc. ii. 91, 10. Ofercumenum leahtrum devictis vitiis, Prud. 28 a. II. to come upon, reach, obtain Ofercuom obtinuit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 115, 29. Ofercom, 63, 26. Nánne ne sparedon cwicera manna ðe hié ofercuman mihton (spared none that they could come up with ), Judth. Thw. 24, 41; Jud. 235. His geféran ðý ofercumendan wóle (pestilentia superveniente ) fordilgode wǽron, Bd. 4, 1; S. 563, 26.
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