potian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
potian
to push, thrust, strike, butt Hwæt wǽron hí, búton fearra gelícan, ðá ðá hí, mid leáfe ðære ealdan ǽ, heora fýnd mid horne líchamlícere mihte potedon? Homl. Th. i. 522, 25. Ða deóflu hý potedon and þoddetton ða earman sáwle and héton hý út faran raðe of ðam líchaman swíðe heardlíce, Wulfst. 235, 15. [From Celtic, Gael, put to push, thrust : Welsh pwtio to push, poke.]
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