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borian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Add: I. trans.
to perforate
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  • Ic borige terebro, Wrt. Voc. i. 84, 64: [24, 8 in Dict.]. Þurhþýnde, bori[gende]

    transver-berans,

      An. Ox. 230.
to insert into a hole bored
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  • Borige man on þám beáme stór and finol,

      Lch. i. 400, 19.
  • II.

    intrans. To bore

    into :-- Dó þú mid þínum fingre swilce þú borige inn on þíne hand,
      Tech. ii. 123, 11.
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v. þurh-borian.
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