brigdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
brigdan
(?); p. de To seize property improperly held by another Ðus man sceal swerigean, ðonne man hafð his ǽhte gebryid ( =-brigd ?) (cf. orf ic mid N. befangen hæbbe, l. 15). Ðæs óðres áð ðe mon his orf æt bryideð ( = brigdeð?) . . . Ðæs áð ðe his ǽhte bryideð thus shall a man swear, when he has seized his (stolen) property . . . The oath of the other party from whom a man seizes his (stolen) cattle . . . The oath of him who seizes his (stolen) property , Ll. Th. i. 178, 10-180, 8. [Icel. brigða to escheat; brigð a right to reclaim.]
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