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  • verb [ weak ]
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solian, p. ode
To make or to become foul
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  • Searo hwít solaþ sumur hát cólaþ eorðmægen ealdaþ ellen cólaþ

    the armour or implement that was bright grows rusty, summer that was hot grows cool, earthly might grows old, strength grows chill,

      Exon. Th. 354, 57; Reim. 67.
[Cf. Nis noht so hot þat hit na coleþ, ne noht so hwit þat hit ne soleþ, O. and N. 1276. O. H. Ger. bi-, gi-solót made filthy.]
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v. sol, sylian.
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v.  sol.
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