ymb-gyrdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ymb-gyrdan
p. de. I. of clothing, to gird about, 1. to put a girdle round Ic embgyrde cingo and accingo and succingo, Ælfc. Gr. 28, 5 ; Zup. 173, 17. Hé ymbgyrde hine praecinxit se, Jn. Skt. Lind. Rush. 13, 4. Ymbgyrdaþ eówre lendena, Anglia viii. 322, 19. Ymbgyrde wé úre lendena, 323, 27. Ymbgyrded amictus. Mk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 14, 51. Ymbgyrd circumamicta, Ps. Spl. T. 44, 15. His lendena wǽron ymbgirde, L. Ælfc. P. 17 ; Th. ii. 370, 12. 'Beón eówre lendena ymbgyrde.' On ðám ymbgyrdum lendenum is se mægðhád tó understandenne. Homl. Th. ii. 564, 25. 2. to serve as a girdle Ymbgyrde hine gyrdilse sóðfæstnises circumcinxit eam zona justitiae, Rtl. 79, 5. II. to surround, encompass, enclose Ymbgyrdeþ ambit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 9, 61. Mid ðyssum gemǽrum hi synd útan ymbgyrde, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 396, 3. v. embe-gyrdan.
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