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ge-þringan

  • verb [ weakstrong ]
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ge-þringan, p. -þrang, -þringde [North. Gospels], pl. -þrungon; pp. -þrungen
To press, oppress; comprimere, contendere, opprimere.
v.
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  • Ceól up geþrang

    the keel pressed up,

      Beo. Th. 3829; B. 1912.
  • Deáþ in geþrong

    death pressed in,

      Exon. 45 a; Th. 153, 34; Gú. 835.
  • Hú he þurh ðæt folc geþrang

    how he pressed through the people,

      Ors. 3, 9; Bos. 68, 30.
  • Geþrincgas to ingeonganne

    contendite intrare,

      Lk. Skt. Lind. 13, 24.
  • Hæfde ðá se æþeling in geþrungen

    then had the noble one pressed in,

      Andr. Kmbl. 1980; An. 992.
  • Wæs ðá ende-dógor neáh geþrungen

    the final day had come near,

      Exon. 46 b; Th. 158, 10; Gú. 906.
  • Ðære tíde ys neáh geþrungen

    it is close upon the time,

      Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 31; Jud. 287: Cd 116; Th. 151, 15; Gen. 2509.
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  • Woldon Rómwara ríce geþringan they would oppress the power of the Romans, Elen. Kmbl. 80; El. 40 Me firenlustas ðíne geþrungon

    me thy sinful lusts oppressed,

      Exon. 98 b; Th. 369, 2; Seel. 35: Bt. Met. Fox 1, 5; Met. 1, 3.
  • Geþringdon hine

    comprimebant eum,

      Mk. Skt. Lind. 5, 24.
  • From ðæm here wæs geþrunged ł geþrungen

    a turba comprimebatur,

      Lk. Skt. Lind. 8, 42.
  • Calde geþrungen wǽron míne fét

    pinched with cold were my feet,

      Exon. 81 b; Th. 306, 16; Seef. 8.
  • Wombe geþrungne

    a swollen belly,

    129 a;
      Th. 485, 3; Rä. 84, 2.
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