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þurh-smeágan

  • verb [ weak ]
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þurh-smeágan, -smeán
to search through, inquire into, examine into, investigate
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  • Ða ðe mid carfulre gýmene gástlíce bebodu þurhsmeágeaþ

    qui solerti cura spiritalia precepta perscrutantur.

    Ðá hé ða seofon cræftas ealle hæfde þurhsmeáde,
      Shrn. 152, 18.
  • Hé ríxade ofer Englæland, and hit mid his geápscipe swá þurhsmeáde (

    made such a thorough inquisition

    ), ðæt næs án híd landes innan Englælande, ðæt hé nyste hwá heó hæfðe, oððe hwæs heó wurð wæs, Chr. 1086; Erl. 222, l0.
  • Þurhsmeágean

    perscrutari,

      Scint. 32, 11.
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  • þurh-smeágan, v.