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under-sécan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
under-sécan, p. -sóhte
To investigate; discutere (cf. discutiens, i.judicans, querens, W rt. Voc. ii. 141, 42)
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  • Ðæt is ðæt hié ðara ðing ðe him underðiódde bióð for ðam ege ánum ðæs innecundan déman underséce

    est subjectorum causas pro sola interni judicis intentione discutere,

      Past. 13; Swt. 79, 8.
  • Ðæm láreówe is swíðe smeálíce tó underséceanne be ðæm weorcum ðara ofertrúwedena

    subtiliter ab arguente discutienda sunt opera protervorum,

      32; Swt. 209, 12.
Etymology
[Huo þet heþ þise yefþe, he onderzekþ þe redes þet me him yefþ, Ayenb. 184, 23. Ger. untersuchen.]
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