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  • verb [ weak ]
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gengan, p. de, pl. don; pp. ed
To go, pass; ire, meare, currere, ferri, converti
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  • Forhwí gengdest ðú on bæcling

    quare converses es retrorsum,

      Ps. Th. 113, 5.
  • He feára sum beforan gengde wong sceáwian

    he with a few went before to view the plain,

      Beo. Th. 2829; B. 1412.
  • Him oft betwuh gnornword gengdon

    words of sadness passed oft between them,

      Cd. 37; Th. 47, 27; Gen. 767.
  • Beornas cómon wicgum gengan

    the men came riding on horses,

      Andr. Kmbl. 2192; An. 1097.
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