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  • verb [ weak ]
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to slip, slide
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  • Be ðæm is awriten se ðe nylle onscúnian his lytlan scylda ðæt he wille gelísian to máran

    it is written that he who will not shun his little sins will glide into greater,

    • Past. 57, 2; Swt. 437, 20; Hat. MS
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v. note.
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v.  -lísian.
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  • ge-lísian, v.