be-sirwan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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be-sirwan
(-si(e)rian); p. (e)de To ensnare, entrap, circumvent Hé ofslóg and besirede his getreówne ðegn devotum militem sub studio fraudis extinxit, Past. 393, 8. Hiene Artabatus besirede and ofslóg per Artabatum circumventus occiditur, Ors. 2, 5 ; S. 84, 24. Besierede, 4, 5 ; S. 170, 2 ; 6, 32 ; S. 274, 3. Pontius hæfde þone consul besired, 3, 10; 8. 140, 22. Rómáne besierede wǽron, 3, 8; S. 120, 27. Earme men wǽron beswicene and hreówlíce besyrwde (-sirwde, v. l.), Wlfst. 158, 12, v. be-syrwan, -serian, -syrewian, -syrian in Dict .
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