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fæstnian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
fæstnian, festnian; p. ode, ede; pp. od, ed
Wright's OE grammar
§298; §536;
ToFASTEN, secure, confirm, bind; firmāre, vincīre
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  • Hie handa fæstnodon

    they fastened his hands,

    • Andr. Kmbl. 97
    • ;
    • An. 49: Ps. Th. 47,
    • 11.
  • We willaþ griþ fæstnian

    we will confirm the peace,

    • Byrht. Th. 132,
    • 53;
    • By. 35
    • .
Derived forms
a-fæstnian, ge-
Linked entries
v.  festnian fæstingan.
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