sciftan
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sciftan
II. AddTúna embefær búton nédbehéfes gerádes tódál þæt dihte ł scifte wórigende náteshwón gelómlǽceon uillarum circuitus nisi necessarię rationis discretio hoc dictauerit uagando nequaquam frequentent, Angl. xiii. 375, 132. Wé sceolan úre lífes weg wíslíce scyftan iter nostrum temperare debemus, Chrd. 65, 20. Sciftende ordinans, Angl. xiii. 448, 1187. [v. N. E. D. shift.]
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