of-settan
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of-settan
Add:I. to press one object with another Ðonne þú candelbryd habban wille, ástrehtre þínre winstran handa ofsete hý eclinga mid þínre swí[þ]ran, Tech. ii. 120, 23. II. to oppress. 1. the agent a person, a. of physical ill-treatment Hí his ǽrran wunda mid wundum ofsettan, Hml. S. 37, 165. b. of harsh dealing Leáse wítegan ofsettað þá geleáffullan, Hml. Th. ii. 404, 32. Helpað ofsettum, and steópcildum démað subvenite oppresso, judicate pupillo, 322, 8. 2. the agent a thing. a. material, to overwhelm, crush Gelíce hí wurdon mid þám fýrenum flánum ofscotene, gelíce mid þǽra crístenra wǽpnum hindan ofsette (cf. on-settan), Hml. Th. i. 506, 2. Scytum ofsette (sagittarum) ictibus obrutos, An. Ox. 3091. b. non-material, illness, fear, &c. Ofsett eorðlice onwunung andgyt fela þencendne deprimit terrena inhabitatio sensum multa cogitantem, Scint. 138, 16. Hé wæs ofseted and geswænced mid hefigre mettrumnesse his líchaman qui cum gravi molestia corporis fuisset depressus, Gr. D. 298, 3. Hé is nú mid ylde ofsett, Hml. Th. i. 614, 20. Wurdon hí ealle mid ógan ofsette, Hml. S. 23, 231. ¶ of demoniacal possession :-- Heó aflýgde þá fúlan deófla fram ofsættum mannum, Hml. S. 2, 132. Ofsettum, Hml. Th. ii. 346, 33 : i. 344, 29. Þá deóflu be eówere hǽse þá ofsettan deófolseócan forléton, 64, 26. III. glossing exponere Ne bið ofsettet non exponitur, Jn. p. 2, 5. [v. N. E. D. of-set.]
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