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under-smúgan

  • verb [ strong ]
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under-smúgan, p. -smeáh, pl. -smugon; pp. -smogen
To creep under, come upon unawares, surprise
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  • Ídelnysse underþeódde gálscype undersmýhð

    otio deditos luxuria subripit,

      Scint. 89, 8.
  • Ne undersmúge gítsunge yfel

    non subripiat (but other MS. subrepat) avaritie malum,

      R. Ben. Interl. 95, 7.
  • Ðæt ǽnig þinc ne undersmuge on wege gesyhðe

    ne quid forte subripuerit in via visus,

      113, 11.
  • Swá hý nǽfre mid oferfylle undersmogene and beswicene ne weorðan

    ne subrepat satietas aut ebrietas,

      R. Ben. 64, 19.
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