drencan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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drencan
Add:I. to give drink to Swá hwá swá óðerne drencð (ðrencð, v. l.), hé wirð self oferdruncen qui inebriat, ipse quoque inebriabitur (Prov. 11, 25), Past. 381, 4. God ús drencte mid teárum potum dedit nobis in lacrymis, 413, 11. Drynctun mec mid ecede potaverunt me aceto, Ps. Srt. 68, 22. Swelcum mannum deáh hié hié selfe drencen, Lch. ii. 224, 1. II. to plunge into water Heó þǽre róde tácn on þá wætru drencte, Hml. S. 23 b, 684. II a. to plunge, sink :-- Þæt hý wið deáða duru drencyde wǽran, Ps. Th. 106, 17. III. of water, to drown Hí ne mihte fýr bærnan ne wæter dræncean, Shrn. 66, 17. IV. intrans. To sink in water, drown Þú Petre ðǽm drencende hond girahtest Petro mergenti manum porrexisti, Rtl. 101, 42. [v. N. E. D. drench.] v. geond-, under-drencan; scip-drencende.
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