tó-heáwan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tó-heáwan
p. -heów ; pp. -heáwen To hew to pieces, cut to pieces Se cásere cwæð þaet Basilla sceolde gebúgan tó ðam cnihte, oþþe hí man tóheówe mid swurde on twá, Homl. Skt. i. 2, 360. Man sceolde ða scipu tóheáwan, Chr. 1004 ; Erl. 139, 26. Wé synd ealle beléwde tó úre lífleáste, ðæt wé beón tóheáwene mid heardum swurdum, Homl. Ass. 99, 255. [Turnus feol mid mechen toheawen, Laym. 178. The helmes thei tohewen and toschrede, Chauc. Kn. T. 1751. To zenne ne ssel he wende ayeu, þaȝ me ssolde hine al toheawe, Ayenb. 178, 7. O. Frs. tó-hawa: M. H. Ger. zer-houwen: Ger. zer-hauen.]
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