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for-þryccan

  • verb [ weak ]
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for-þryccan, -þrycan; p. -þrycte; pp. -þrycced, -þryct
To tread under, oppress greatly, suppress, overwhelm; opprĭmĕre, supprĭmĕre
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  • Ðære wambe fléwsan he forþryceþ

    it suppresses the flux of the stomach.

    • Med. ex Quadr. 6, 9
    • ;
    • Lchdm. i. 352, 17.
  • Næs ǽnig ðara ðæt mec þreám forþrycte

    there was not any of them that overwhelmed me with reproofs,

    • Exon. 73 a
    • ;
    • Th. 273, 22
    • ;
    • Jul. 520.
  • Þreám forþrycced

    oppressed with afflictions,

    • 50 a
    • ;
    • Th. 174, 1
    • ;
    • Gú. 1171: Elen. Kmbl. 2551
    • ;
    • El. 1277.
  • Gesihst ðu nú ðæt ða rihtwísan sint láðe and forþrycte

    seest thou now that the virtuous are hated and oppressed?

    • Bt. 3, 4
    • ;
    • Fox 6, 23.
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v.  for-þriccan þryccan.
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