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þreodian

  • verb [ weak ]
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þreodian, þridian; p. ode.
to deliberate, take thought
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  • Hé on his móde ðóhte and ðreodode ðæt hé wolde eall Angolcyn of Breotone gemǽrum áflýman

    totum genus Anglorum Brittaniae finibus erasurum se esse deliberans,

      Bd. 2, 20; S. 521, 28.
  • Hé þreodode and smeáde on his móde, hwæt hé embe ðæt dyde,

      Homl. Ass. 124, 242.
  • Ic fród þrágum þreodude,

      Elen. Kmbl. 2475; El. 1239.
  • Weras þeahtedon, þrydedon and þóhton,

      1094; El. 549.
to deliberate, hesitate
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  • Þrydaþ

    hesitat,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 137, 35.
  • Ne þreodode hé fore þrymme ðeódcyninges ǽniges on eorðan, ac him éce geceás líf

    he did not hesitate before the glory of any king on earth, but (at once) chose life eternal,

      Apstls. Kmbl. 35; Ap. 18.
  • v. ymb-þreodiende, and next word.
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v.  þrydian ymb-þreodian.
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