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lǽswian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
lǽswian, lǽsian: p. ode, ede, trans.
and intrans. To pasture, feed, graze
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  • Ic lǽswige

    pasco,

      Ælfc. Gr. 35; Som. 38, 13.
  • Ic lǽsewige, lǽswige, 28: Som. 30, 33.
  • Ic hí lǽswige on dóme and on rihtwísnysse

    I will feed them in judgement and righteousness,

      Homl. Th. i. 242, 18.
  • Hig man lǽswode on mórium lande

    pascebantur in locis palustribus,

      Gen. 41, 2.
  • Ðá lǽswode heó hire féstermódor sceápum

    then she fed her foster-mother's sheep,

      Shrn. 101, 14.
  • Ðá lǽswede hé mid his fæder sceápum,

      108, 31.
  • Ða assan wið hí lǽswodon

    the asses were grazing by them,

      Homl. Th. ii. 450, 6.
  • Lǽswa míne scép

    feed my sheep,

      290, 30.
  • Oxanhyrde mót lǽswian ii. oxan oððe má on gemǽnre lǽse

    bubulco licet adherbare duos boves, et alicubi plus, in communibus pascuis,

      L. R. S. 12; Th. i. 438, 13.
  • Heord lǽswiende

    grex pascens,

      Mt. Kmbl. 8, 30.
  • Lǽsgende,

      Mk. Skt. 5, 11.
  • Hwylc eówer hæfþ þeów scép lǽsgende [lésuande, Lind.]

    quis vestrum habens servum pascentem,

      Lk. Skt. 17, 7.
  • Heord swýna lǽsiendra [lésuuandra, Lind.]

    grex porcorum pascentium,

      8, 32.
  • On lǽswigendum eówdum

    in pascendis gregibus,

      Ælfc. Gr. 26; Som. 28, 20.
Etymology
[O. E. Homl. leseweþ, prs. 3: A. R. leswe, imper: Wick. leseweden, p. 3.]
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v.  lǽsian.
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