smorian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
smorian
p. ode To choke, suffocate Wyrgeþ vel smoraþ st[r]angulat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 121, 32. Se esne genimende smorede hine (suffocabat eum ), Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 18, 28. Ða þornas smoradun (suffocaverunt ) hiǽ, 13, 7. [Wend he smore þat sede, C. M. 5573. All suld be smored, Pr. C. 7601. Smore wythe smeke fumigo, smoryd famigatus, smorynge fumigacio, Prompt. Parv. 461. Halliwell gives smore as a word in northern dialects, and quotes Hall's Chronicles; and smoor is given as a Lincolnshire word, E. D. S. Pub.] v. á-, for-, of-smorian.
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