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tó-berstan

  • verb [ strong ]
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tó-berstan, p. -bærst, pl. -burston; pp. -borsten.
Wright's OE grammar
§14; §656;
to burst asunder, to break (intrans) in two, or
in pieces, be rent asunder
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  • Ic tó-berste

    crepo,

      Ælfc. Gr. 24; Zup. 138, 5.
  • Se heofon tóbyrst from ðæm eastdǽle óþ ðone westdǽl,

      Blickl. Homl. 93, 22.
  • Tóbirsteþ,

      Exon. Th. 420, 7 ; Rä 39. 7.
  • Se sceaft tóbærst

    the shaft was shivered.

      Byrht. Th. 135, 51 ; By. 136.
  • Seó byrne tóbærst

    the corslet was rent,

      135, 66; By. 144.
  • Sum man feóll on íse ðæt his earm tóbærst

    his arm was broken,

      Homl. Skt. ii. 26, 34.
  • Seó eorþe tóbærst and ðonan up wæs biernende fýr wið ðæs befones

    hiatu terrae flamma prorupit.

      Ors. 5, 10; Swt. 234, 7.
  • Hé eode tó ðære bnrge wealle, and fleáh út ofer, ðæt hé eall tóbærst,

      5, 12 ; Swt. 244, 3, Hé
    gefeól on ðone stocc and tóbærst on feówer dǽlas, Blickl. Homl. 189, 13.
  • Án hridder tóbærst on emtwá,

      Homl. Th. ii. 154, 16.
  • Stánas tóburston

    petrae scissae sunt,

      Mt. Kmbl. 27, 51.
  • Ða scittélsas tóburston,

      Homl. Skt. i. 3, 348.
  • Tóborstenum bendum

    ruptis vinculis,

      Lk. Skt. 8, 29.
  • I a. to break out in sores, v. tó-borstenness :-- Wið springas and wið tóborsten líc

    for carbuncles and for a body with breakings out.

      Lchdm. i. 272, 18.
  • His líchama barn wiðútan mid langsumere hǽtan, and he eal innan samod forswǽled wæs and tóborsten,

      Homl. Th. i. 86, 5.
to break out
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  • Tóberstaþ

    erumpunt.

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 144, 8.
  • [His brest tobrosten, Chauc. Kn.
      T. 1833.
  • O. Sax. te-brestan : O. H. Ger. zar-brestan crepare. discrepare : Ger. zer-bersten
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