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under-lecgan

  • verb [ weak ]
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to underlay, support
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  • Ic underlecge

    fulcio,

      Ælfc, Gr. 30, 2; Zup. 190, 5.
  • Ðá bæd hé hí ánre sylle, ðæt hé mihte ðæt hús mid ðære underlecgan,

      Homl. Th. ii. 144, 33.
  • Ðeáh hit mid náne anwald ne sié underléd

    cum nulla potestate fulcitur,

      Past. 17; Swt. 113, 25.
  • Ðonne bið se elnboga underléd mid pyle and se hnecca mid bolstre

    pulvillo cubitus vel cervicalibus caput jacentis excipitur,

      19; Swt. 143, 17.
rendering supponere, substernere, etc.
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  • Ic underlecge

    subpono,

      Ælfc. Gr. 28, 3; Zup. 167, 17: 47; Zup. 276, 9.
  • Underlegdon

    substernebant,

      Lk. Skt. Lind. 19, 36.
  • Of underlédum brandum

    suppositis torribus,

      Hpt. Gl. 489, 6.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. unter-leccen fulcire.]
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