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ceápian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
ceápian, p. ode; pp. od [ceáp
Wright's OE grammar
§135; §163; §311; §536;
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To bargain, chaffer, trade, to contract for the purchase or sale of a thing, to buy, to bribe; negotiari, emere, comparāre
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  • Ceápiaþ óþ-ðæt ic cume

    negotiamini dum venio,

      Lk. Bos. 19, 13.
  • He adráf út ealle ða ðe ceápodon innan ðam temple

    ejiciebat omnes ementes et vendentes in templo,

      Mt. Bos. 21, 12.
  • Gyfum ceápian

    to bribe with gifts,

      Cd. 212; Th. 262, 5; Dan. 739.
  • Mid ðám hí útwǽpnedmonna freóndscipes him ceápiaþ

    quibus externorum sibi virorum amicifiam comparent,

      Bd. 4, 25; S. 601, 18.
  • Mihte ýþ geceápian, gif ǽnig man ceápode

    might easily buy, if any one bargained,

      Ors. 5, 7; Bos. 106, 17.
Derived forms
DER. a-ceápian, he-, ge-, ofa-.
Linked entries
v.  a-ceápian.
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