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  • verb [ strong ]
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súgan, p. seáh, pl. sugon; pp. sogen.
Wright's OE grammar
to suck
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  • Ðú suge


      Wrt. Voc. ii. 74, 49.
  • Ðæt sió réðnes ðæs wínes ða forrotedan wunde súge and clǽnsige, Past. 17, 10; Swt. 125, 12. [In Txts. 64, 455 the entry

    fellitat suggit is perhaps all Latin, as the same form occurs again in a later glossary, where the termination of the verb is never -it, fellitat, i. decepit, suggit,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 148, 29
to fall in as the cheeks do when sucking (?)
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  • Ðonne him on ðam magan súgeþ

    when it is in his stomach as if it were sucked in,

      Lchdm. ii. 192, 13: 160, 1.
[O. H. Ger. súgan: Icel. súga, sjúga.]
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v. á-, for-súgan; súcan, sígan (sýgan) to soak,
    Lchdm. i. 134, 14.
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  • súgan, v.