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for-bærnan

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for-bærnan, -bernan.
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to consume by heat
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  • Forbærnde

    extorruil,

      An. Ox. 1434.
  • Hié woldon þone cásere cwicenne forbærnan,

      Bl. H. 191, 1foran-tó 2.
  • Forbernende

    crematuros,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 24, 41.
  • Eorþe biþ forbærned tó axan,

      91, 26.
  • Ðæt land wearð fram heofenlicum fyre forbærned

    regionem arsisse igne caelesti Tacitus refert.

      Ors. l, 3 ; S. 32, 3.
  • Forbærnd

    torreretur,

      An. Ox. 4120.
to injure by heat, burn, scald
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  • Gif hwá forbærned sý, genim þás wyrte . . . lege tó þám bærnette,

      Lch. i. 216, 10.
  • Wiþ bryne. Gif mon sié mid fýre áne forbærned. . . . Gif mon sié mid wǽtan forbærned, ii. 324, 12-14.
Etymology
[r. N. E. D. forburn. O. H. Ger. fer-prennen comburere, consumere.]
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v. un-forbærned.
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