ge-samnung
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ge-samnung
Add:I. a collection of objects whether permanently or temporarily associated. 1. an assembly of persons, congregation company Eal sió gesomnung (-sam-, v.l.) ðǽre hálgan ciricean cuncto congregatio ecclesiae, Past. 367, 6. Heó hine geþeódde tó gesomnunge (-sam-, v.l.) þára Godes þeówa illum fratrum cohorti adsociauit, Bd. 4 24; Sch. 486, 9. Mid þǽm ieldestum witum and eác micelre gesomnunge Godes þeówa, Ll. Th. i. 102, 6. Untðdǽledlicre gesomnunge inseparabili (angelicae sodalitatis) collegio, i. congregatione, An. Ox 1027. Hé underféng ðá hálgan gesomnunga (-sam-, v.l.) tó ymbhweorfanne susceptae ecclesiae colonus, Past. 293, 3. (i a) as verbal noun (?) assembling :-- Þæt wé sendan and wilnian fultum be swá manegum mannum swá ús cinelic þince . . . , þám forworhtum mannum beó þe mára ege for úre gesomnunge (or under I. ), Ll. Th. Í. 236, 17. 2. of things, a. material, a heap, mass Gesomnung congeries (gemmarum ], Wrt. Voc. ii. 78, 38. Gesamnung, 18, II : Mt. p. 4, 3. b. non-material, a great number, multitude Be gesomnungum de congestu (de congesta virtutum copia, Ald. 45, 34), Wrt. Voc. ii. 82, 24: 26 53. III. a coming together, meeting, v. ge-samnian; III. Ne bið leófra gedál, ne láþra gesamnung, friends will not part, foes will no meet, Bl. H. 65, 20. IV. union, junction, v. ge-samnian; IV. Godes circe þurh gesomninga sóðes and ryhtes beorhte blíceð, Cri 700. IV a. the union of marriage, v. ge-samnian ; IV b :-- Gesomnunge copulae (cf. carnalis copulae, Ald. 22, 22 : or 46, 23 : 61, 27) Wrt. Voc. ii. 23, 55. In þǽre ǽrestan geþeódnysse weres and wífes preóst. gedafenað hé mæssan singe and ðá gesamnunga (conjugium) bletsige Ll. Th. ii. 154, 20. Æt þám giftan sceal mæssepreóst beon; sé sceal mic Godes bletsunge heora gesomnunge gederian, i. 256, 7. [O.H.Ger. ge-samanung collectio, concio, congregatio.] v. bóc-gesamnung, heáh-gesamnung, preóst-gesamnung.
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