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  • Gif heó ꝥ heáfod innan þám men bestincð (-stingð, v. l.),

      Angl. vii. 28, 259.
  • Bestang se hálga his hand him on múð,

      Hml. Th. ii. 510, 34.
  • Hire man bestang sweord on ðá hracan,

      Shrn. 56, 13.
  • Hé bestang þone hláf on þ sealtfæt,

      Hml. A. 163, 254.
  • Hé bestang fýr in þ corn,

      Gr. D. 290, 23.
  • Hí bestungon him on múðþone mete,

      Hml. S. 25, 34, 88.
  • Beren eár bestinge on eáre,

      Lch. ii. 54, ii.
  • Ðeáh hié mettas him on múð bestingon on fæstendægum

    though they cram food into their mouths on fast days,

      Hml. Th. ii. 330, 31.
  • Gif sió lendcribrǽde bið on bestungen,

      Ll. Th. i. 98, 2.
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[Goth. bi-stiggkwan.]
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v. an-, in-bestingan in Dict.
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