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Add::, emban. I. with acc. 1. temporal. a. at, α. alone. v. Dict. I. 2 a. β. with útean Ymb midde niht útan nocte media , Gr. D. 253, 17 : 257, 23 : 272, 14. b. after Ymb twá niht (æfter twám dagum, v. l.) post biduum , Gr. D. 158, 5. Ymbe .v. winter post .v. annos , Ll. Th. ii. 152, 6. (bα) where the point from which time is measured is in the genitive. Cf. Dict. I. 2 b 1. Ymb fíftig wintra and hundteóntig Angelcynnes hidercymes on Breotone aduentus Anglorum in Brittaniam anno circiter CL., Bd. 1, 23; Sch. 48, 6. 2. in figurative senses. a. cf. Dict. I. 3 a. Embe hand, hrædlíce iam iam, cito , Germ. 388, 73. b. cf. Dict. I. 3 b. Nú wylle ic bysne ætíwan ymbe þá þing þe wé nú handledon, Angl. viii. 304, 24. c. cf. Dict. I. 3 d. Nú wé sculon fón ymb þæt Punica gewin, Ors. 4, 4; S. 164, 8. Þá þíng þe wé fæste ymbe wǽron, Angl. viii. 304, 24. Swincð se yrðlincg embe úrne bigleofan, Hml. S. 25, 819. Wást þú hú ic gewand ymbe Creósos þearfe?, Bt. 7, 3; F. 22, 10. II. with dat. 1. temporal. a. at. Cf. Dict. I. 2 a. Swá swá seó sunne déð ymbe þǽre ðriddan tíde, Hml. Th. ii. 76, 16. b. after. Cf. Dict. I. 2 b. Ymbe þreóra tída fæce, Hml. Th. ii. 162, 27. 2. in figurative senses. a. cf. Dict. I. 3 b. Ðá hálgan láreówas hwílon sprecað be ðám Fæder and his Sunu, hwílon embe ðǽre Hálgan Ðrynnysse, Hml. Th. ii. 56, 27. Hé hí gewissode ymbe ðæs mynstres gebytlungum, 172, 16 : 262, 21. ¶ where both dat. and acc. occur :-- Þises godspelles traht sprecð ymbe ðás wæterfatu and heora getácnungum, 70, 13. b. cf. Dict. I. 3 c. Ne beó ðú carful ymbe woruldlicum gestreónum, Hml. Th. ii. 344, 2. Þá þe ymbe óðra manna bigleofan hogiað, 444, 1. c. cf. Dict. I. 3 d. Heó wæs bysig ymbe ánum ðinge, Hml. Th. ii. 440, 33. Hé férde swá swá his gewuna wæs ymbe geleáffulre bodunge (for the purpose of preaching the faith . Cf. Quadam die cum praedicaturus juxta consuetudinem suam populis de monasterio exiret, Vit. Cuth. 12), 138, 29. III. adverbial Hé swá hwider ymb swá hé beden wæs férde ubicumque rogabatur diuertens , Bd. 4, 12; Sch. 412, 1. v. þǽr-ymbe.
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