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under-licgan

  • verb [ strong ]
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to be subject, submit, yield
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  • Ne mæg se preóst mannum ðingian, gif hé synnum underlíð,

      Homl. Th. ii. 320, 21: Homl. Skt. i. 1, 155.
  • Ne underlicga wé synnum

    nec succumbamus vitiis,

      Rtl. 82, 25.
  • Underlicgge hé þreále

    discipline subjaceat,

      R. Ben. 56, 12.
  • Ða under-ðiéddan mon sceal lǽran ðæt hí him eáðmódlíce underlicgen

    subditiadmonendi sunt ut humiliter subjaceant,

      Past. 28; Swt. 189, 20.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. unter-ligan subjacere.]
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