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fillan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Wright's OE grammar
§47; §65; §170; §178; §530; §643;
Take here passages given under fyllan, and add:
to cause to fall to the ground, to pull down, throw down,
lit.
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  • Hé cwealde Crístne men, circan fylde,

      Jul. 5.
  • Hé sum deófolgild bræc and fylde . . . hié mid heora handum þá ídlan gyld fyldon,

      Bl. H. 223, 15, 21.
  • Hét ic ceorfan ðá bearwas and þone wudu fyllan jubeo cedi nemus. Nar. 12, 19. (la) to make bellows collapse by driving the air out (?) :-- Ic wiht (bellows] geseah . . . þegn folgade . . . and micel hæfde geféred þǽr hit felde (

    when he made the swollen bellows subside

    ?),
      Ra. 38, 4.
fig.
to be a stumbling-block to
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  • Gif honde þíne fælleþ þec,

      Mt. R. 18, 8.
  • I a.

    to cast

    into :-- Hé ús on þæt fýr fylde,
      Gen. 747.
to fell, destroy
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  • Þonne ic hiora fýnd fylde and hýnde

    ad nihilum inimicos eorum humiliassem.

      Ps. Th. 80, 13.
  • Ic fylde mid folmum fæder Enoses,

      Gen. 1096.
  • Húðe áhreddan and hæleð fyllan, 2113.
  • II a.

    to put down

    error, &c. :-- Hé deófulgild tódráf and gedwolan fylde,
      An. 1690.
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v. wind-filled
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v.  fællan fyllan.
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