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fetian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
fetian, fetigean, fetigan; he fetaþ, fet; p. fette; pp. fetod
Wright's OE grammar
§309;
To fetch, bring to, marry; addūcĕre, applĭcāre, uxōrem dūcĕre
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  • He héht him fetigean to sprecan síne

    he bade to fetch his counsellors to him,

    • Cd. 126
    • ;
    • Th. 161, 17
    • ;
    • Gen. 2666.
  • Fetigan,

    • Judth. 10
    • ;
    • Thw. 21, 26
    • ;
    • Jud. 35.
  • He óðer fetaþ

    ăliam duxĕrit,

    • Mt. Bos. 19, 9.
  • Ǽlc ydel fet unhǽlo

    all idleness brings illness,

    • Prov. Kmbl. 61.
  • Se forma fette wíf, and forþferde

    prīmus, uxōre ducta, defunctus est,

    • Mt. Bos. 22, 25: Gen. 48, 10.
  • Wæs to búre Beówulf fetod

    Beowulf was fetched to his bower,

    • Beo. Th. 2625
    • ;
    • B. 1310.
Derived forms
ge-fetian, -fætian
Similar entries
v. feccan.
Linked entries
v.  fetan fætian fatian.
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