on-tendan
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on-tendan
I. add: 1. to set on fire so as to consume Hê ealle ofslôh mid swurdes ecge and ontende þâ burh, Hml. S. 25, 416. 2. to set on fire what is to give light, light a candle, lamp, &c, Lch. iii. 286, 6 (in Dict.). (2a) of the illumination of the moon by the sun Gyf se môna æfter sunnan setlunge ontend byð. . . ne byð hê nîwe geteald, Lch. iii. 266, 5. 3. to kindle fire, Ll. Th. 1. 50, 27-28 (in Dict.). 4. to heat a furnace, Hml. S. 5, 294 (in Dict.). 5. to burn by exposure to fire Hê heóld his finger ofer þæt byrnende leóht . . . and his fingras ealle ontende, Hml. A. 196, 49. II. add: to inflame a person with passion, emotion, &c. Hê wearð mid micclum graman ontend, Hml. S. 28, 54. His môd swîðe wearð ontend on hîre gewilnunge tô his gâlnesse cor Holofornis concussum est: erat ardens in concupiscentia ejus, Hml. A. 111, 289. Antend succenditur (livoris zelo ). An. Ox. 2772. Antende inflammantur (superni ardoris facula ), 977.
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