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lǽcan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
lǽcan, ; p. lǽhte, lǽcte
Wright's OE grammar
§658;
To move quickly, spring, leap [as flame]
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  • Hwílum se wonna lég lǽhte wið ðes láþan

    at times the lurid flame leaped towards the fiend,

      Cd. 229; Th. 309, 25; Sal. 716.
Derived forms
DER.Ǽfen-, dyrst-, ed-, efen-, geán-, gedyrst-, geneá-, geriht-, geþríst-, lof-, neá-, riht-, sumor-, þríst-, winter-lǽcan; and see lácan.
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