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íðan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
íðan, p. de
To lay waste, desolate, destroy
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  • Ic ýðde eotena cyn and on ýðum slóg niceras nihtes,

      Beo. Th. 846; B. 421.
  • Ýðde ðisne eardgeard ælda scyppend

    the creator of men laid waste this world,

      Exon. 77 b ; Th. 291, 20; Wand. 85.
  • Ýðan, 126 a; Th. 484,

      13; Rä. 70, 7.
  • Íðende

    depopulis,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 27.
Etymology
[Icel. eyða to lay waste, destroy, waste desolate : O. H. Ger. ódian desolare, Grff. i. 150 : Ger. ver-öden.]
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v. á-íðan.
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