Ic brede nett
- Ælfc. Gr. 28, 5; Som. 32, 8.
Ic brede me max
plecto mihi retia,
- Coll. Monast. Th. 21, 13.
Beadohrægl broden on breóstum læg
the armour [lit. war-garment] joined together lay on my breast,
- Beo. Th. 1108; B. 552: 3100; B. 1548.
Byrhtnóþ bræd bill of scéðe
Byrhtnoth drew his battle-axe from its sheath,
- Byrht. Th. 136, 36; By. 162.
Híg brudon up heora ancran
they drew up their anchors,
- Chr. 1052; Erl. 184, 23.
Sweord ǽr gemealt, forbarn broden mǽl, wæs ðæt blód to ðæs hát
the sword had already melted, the drawn brand was burnt, so hot was the blood,
- Beo. Th. 3236; B. 1616.
Se bræd of ðæm beorne blódigne gár
he plucked the bloody dart from the chief,
- Byrht. Th. 136, 20; By. 154.
Simon bræd his hiw ætfóran ðam cásere, swá ðæt he wearþ fǽrlíce geþuht cnapa, and eft hárwenge
Simon changed his appearance before the emperor, so that he suddenly seemed a boy, and again a hoary man,
- Homl. Th. i. 376, 11.
Hǽðen cild biþ gefullod, ac hit ne bret ná his hiw wiðútan, ðeáh ðe hit beo wiðinnan awend
a heathen child is baptized, but it varies not its aspect without, although it be changed within,
- Homl. Th. ii. 268, 30.
Bosworth, Joseph. “bredan.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/5008.Checked: 0