of-hreósan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-hreósan
I. to overwhelm, cover, bury; obrnere Oft eorþ-styrung fela burhga ofhreás, Homl. Th. i. 608, 26. Ðæt ne ða sleacgi-endan hé (sompnolentia) ofhreóse (obruat ), Hymn. Surt. 18, 15. Swylce hé sý mid moldhýpan ofhroren. Homl. Th. i. 492, 33. Sume (martyrs ) mid stánum ofhrorene, 542, 30. Mid sande ofhrorene operti humo Num. 16, 33. Ofhrorenne obrutum, Hpt. Gl. 487, 25. Ofrorene obruti, 506, 7: obrutos, 478, 77. II. to fall down: — Heofonas berstaþ, tungol of hreósaþ. Exon. Th. 58, 12 ; Cri. 934.
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