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be-leán

  • verb [ strongcontracted ]
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be-leán, p. -lóh, pl. -lógon; pp. -leahen
To hinder by blame, reprehend, reprove, forbid; prohibere, reprobare, reprehendere
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  • We lǽraþ ðæt preostas oferdruncen beleán óðrum mannum

    we enjoin that priests reprehend drunkenness in other men,

      L. Edg. C. 57; Th. ii. 256, 14.
  • He him ðæt swýðe belóh

    hoc multum illi prohibuit,

      Bd. 5, 19; S. 638, 28, note : Beo. Th. 1027; B. 511.
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v. leán.
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v.  be-lóh leán be-hlígan bí-lihþ.
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