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þurh-sécan

  • verb [ weak ]
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to make search for, seek out
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  • Þurhsécende

    conquirens,

      Scint. 209, 3.
[
to search through, examine (?),
as in later English He þurhsecheð al þe soule,
    O. E. Homl. ii. 191, 28.
Twa Goddspelless uss birrþ þurrhsekenn,
    Orm. 242.
He hefde al ꝥ lond ouergan and þurhsoht peragratis provincie finibus,
    Kath. 519.
Þe poyson þe veynes so þorwsouȝte,
    R. Glouc. 151, 11.
O. H. Ger. durh-suohhan to search through.]
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v.  sécan.
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