Denum eallum wearð cénra gehwylcum eorlum ealuscerwen
there was a fine feast for all the Danes(?) (the reference is to the disturbance caused by the fight between Beowulf and Grendel),
- Beo. Th. 1542; B. 769.
Myclade mereflód meoduscerwen (scerpen, MSS.) wearð æfter symbeldæge
the flood increased; a fine feast was there after the banquet(the reference is to the flood which eame from the stone pillar, and swept away some of the
- Mermedonians. Cf. Ðæt wæs biter beórþegu:
Bosworth, Joseph. “scerwen.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/26741.Checked: 0