scildan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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scildan
scyldan, sceldan, sceoldan; p. de. I. to shield, protect, guard, defend: — Ic hine scylde protegam eum, Ps. Th. 90, 14. Hwá forstandeþ hié, gif ðú hié ne scyldest? Blickl. Homl. 225, 19. Ne þearf him ondrǽdan ǽnig, gif hine God scildeþ, Exon. Th. 49, 6; Cri. 781. Se godcunda anweald hí scilde, Bt. 39, 10; Fox 228, 12 : Exon. Th. 195, 33 ; Az. 165. Mé nama Dryhtnes scylde, Ps. Th. 117, 12 : Cd. Th. 247, 31; Dan. 505. Ðara gásta ðe hine scildon defensiones spirituum bonorum, Bd. 3, 19 ; S. 548, 36. Scild úsig tuere nos, Rtl. 79, 16 : 84, 15. Him wæs lýfnesse sceald, ðæt hé him móste scyldan and besecgan, Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 11. Scildende protegente, Rtl. 103, 34. Ðætte wé síe scildad defendi, 75, 5. Scylded beón tueri, Wrt. Voc. ii. 88, 59. ¶ Scyldan wið to shield from, guard against: — Ic ðé wið weána gehwam scylde, Cd. Th. 131, 3; Gen. 2170. Wið ða speru hié hié scildaþ, Past. 35, 4; Swt. 245, 10. Mé sóðfæstnes mín scylde wið feóndum scuto circum-dabit te veritas ejus, Ps. Th. 90, 5. Scilde, Lchdm. ii. 238, 5 : Exon. Th. 126, 22; Gú. 375. Ða englas hine scildon wið áæs fýres frécennesse, Bd. 3, 19; S. 548, 32 : Exon. Th. 496, 4; Rä. 85, 9. Wé ús wið him sceldan ðæs ðe wé mihton, Nar. 14, 29. Ða wið flódum foldan sceldun (scehdun, MS.), 61, 6; Cri. 980. Hú hí hí sylfe scyldan sceolan wið deóflu, Blickl. Homl. 47, 22. Utan scyldan ús wið ðone hátan bryne ðe wealleþ on helle, L. C. S. 85 ; Th. i. 424, 15. Without an object: — God, se ðe wið ofermægnes egsan sceolde, Cd. Th. 127, 28; Gen. 2117. Wé lǽraþ ðæt man wið heálíce synna scylde georne, L. C. E. 23; Th. i. 374, 7. II. to make a defence: — Siððan hé his hyspinge gehéred hæfde ðá scylde hé ongeán swíðe ungeþyldelíce after he had heard his abuse then he made a defence in reply very impatiently, Bt. 18, 4; Fox 66, 35. v. ge-scildan.
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