slídan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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slídan
p. slád; pp. sliden To slide, slip, fall. I. of actual movement, to slide, glide Ðá cómon twegen deóflu tó him of ðære lyfte slidan, Guthl. 5; Gdwin. 30, 16. II. fig. to make a mistake, to fail, err Ðonne hé geong fareþ, hafaþ wilde mód, slideþ geneahhe (makes many a slip ). Salm. Kmbl. 758; Sal. 378. III. to fall into an unhappy condition Gif seó sáwl slídan sceal in ða écan wíte, Wulfst. 187, 16. IV. to pass away, be transitory or perishable Ðeós mennisce tyddernes biþ swá slídende swá glæs, ðonne hit scínþ and ðonne tðbersteþ; ac Godes wuldor nafaþ nǽnigne ende, Shrn. 119, 23. Fleóg ðtú wesan ealdor slídendes plegan (labentis ludi), Lchdm. i. Iviii, 2. [Þer on geð him one in one sliddrie weie, he slit & falleþ sone ; and ter monie goð togederes, . . . gif eni uoð on uorte sliden, be oðer breideð hine up er þen he allunge ualle, A. R. 252, 10-12. Mony folk slod to helle, H. R. 136 157. Huanne þe on uot slyt, þe oþer him helpþ, Ayenb. 149, 2. M. H. Ger. s'líten.] v. á-, æt-slídan; útásliden.
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