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GEFE - GE-FEOLAN

gefe a gift, Bd. 2, 13; S. 516, 6 : Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 23, 18, 19. v. gifu.

ge-feá, an; m. Joy, gladness, glory, favour; gaudium :-- Ðes mín gefeá is gefylled this my joy is fulfilled, Jn. Bos. 3, 29. Mid gefeán with joy; gaudio, 3, 29. Bodan cýþdon sóþne gefeán messengers announced real joy, Exon. 14 a; Th. 28, 23; Cri. 451. Se biþ gefeána fægrast that shall be the fairest of joys, 32 b; Th. 102, 1; Cri. 1666 : 15, 11. On gefean with joy, Ps. Spl. 20, 6.

ge-feagan, -feán. v. ge-feohan, -feón.

ge-feaht, es; n. A battle; prælium :-- Ðæ-acute;r nán hefilíc gefeaht ne wearþ there was no hard battle there, Chr. 868; Erl. 73, 26. Mycclum gefeahtum in great battles, 755; Erl. 49, 26. v. ge-feoht.

ge-feald, es; n. A fold, inclosure, field; septum, &a-short;ger :-- Þurh fífela gefeald forþonette he hastened forth through the field of the monsters, Wald. 76; Vald. 2, 10.

ge-fealdan; p. -feóld, pl. -feóldon; pp. -fealden To fold up, wrap; pl&i-short;c&a-long;re, involv&e-short;re :-- Ne læg hyt ná mid línwæ-acute;dum, ac onsundron gefealden on ánre stówe non cum linteam&i-short;n&i-short;bus p&o-short;s&i-short;tum, sed sep&a-short;r&a-long;tim inv&o-short;l&u-long;tum in &u-long;num l&o-short;cum, Jn. Bos. 20, 7. Miððý gefeáld ðæt bóc cum plicuisset librum, Lk. Skt. Lind. 4, 20.

ge-feálíc; adj. Pleasant, joyous, delightful; lætus :-- Ðæ-acute;r is éðellond fæger and gefeálíc there is a country fair and joyous, Exon. 42 a; Th. 141, 18; Gú. 628 : 44 b; Th. 151, 18; Gú. 797.

ge-feallan; p. -feól, -feóll, pl. -feóllon; pp. feallen To fall; cadere, decidere :-- Ic gefealle be gewyrhtum fram feóndum mínum decidam merito ab inimicis meis, Ps. Spl. 7, 4. Ðæ-acute;r Pharaon gefeól, on ðam Reádan Sæ-acute; et excussit Pharaonem in Mari Rubro, Ps. Th. 135, 15. He eorþan gefeóll he fell to earth, Beo. Th. 5661; B. 2834 : 4207; B. 2100. Me fela ðínra edwíta on gefeóllon opprobria exprobantium tibi ceciderunt super me, Ps. Th. 68, 9. Ðá gefeól hire mód on his lufe then she fell in love with him, Th. Apol. 17, 18 : 1, 13. Sóðlíce ðín dóhtor gefeól on swégcræft, ac heó næfþ hine ná wel geleornod thy daughter indeed has attempted [?] music, but she has not learnt it well, 16, 23. v. feallan.

ge-fearh-sugu, e; f. [fearh a farrow] A farrowing sow; prægnans sus, forda :-- Gefearhsugu forda, Wrt. Voc. 286, 49.

ge-fearrian; p. ade; pp. ad To remove to a distance, go away; avellere, discedere, abscedere :-- He gefearrad wæs from him ipse avulsus est ab eis, Lk. Skt. Lind. 22, 41. Gifearria abscedat, Rtl. 98, 22; discedat, 120, 31. v. feorran, afyrran.

ge-feastian; p. ode, ade; pp. od, ad To entrust, commit; commendare :-- Gefeastadon commendaverunt, Lk. Skt. Lind. 12, 48. v. gefæstan.

ge-feaxe; adj. [feax hair] Having hair; c&o-short;m&a-long;tus :-- Wæ-acute;ron men æðelíce gefeaxe the men had beautiful hair [lit. the men were beautifully haired], Bd. 2, 1; S. 501, 8.

ge-feaxen; adj. Having hair, haired; c&o-short;m&a-long;tus :-- Ða syndon gefeaxene swá frihteras they have hair as soothsayers have, Nar. 37, 1. v. gefeaxode.

ge-feaxode, -fexode; adj. Having hair, haired; c&o-short;m&a-long;tus :-- Ða wæ-acute;ron hwítes líchoman and fægres andwlitan men, and æðelíce gefeaxode [gefexode, Homl. Th. ii. 120, 19] they were men of white complexion and fair countenance, and having noble hair, Nat. S. Greg. Els. 12, 1. v. feaxede.

ge-feccan, -feccean ; p. -feahte, -fehte; pp. -feaht, -feht To fetch, bring to; add&u-long;c&e-short;re :-- He mæg ða sáwle gefeccan under foldan it can fetch back the soul under the earth, Salm. Kmbl. 139; Sal. 69. He him hét to wífe gefeccean Cleopatran he commanded [them] to bring Cleopatra to him for a wife, Ors. 5, 13; Bos. 112, 44 : Blickl. Homl. 187, 15.

ge-fecgan; p. -feah To seize; arr&i-short;p&e-short;re :-- He wolde ðæs beornes beágas gefecgan he would seize the chieftains gems, Byrht. Th. 136, 33; By. 160.

ge-fédan; ðú -fédst; p. -fédde; pp. -féded, -fédd, -féd To feed, nourish; pasc&e-short;re, enutr&i-long;re :-- Ðú gefédst me enutries me, Ps. Lamb. 30, 4. Ic eom geféd pascor, Ælfc. Gr. 33; Som. 36, 44. MS. D.

ge-federe, an; f. A godmother; susceptrix, L. C. E. 7; Th. i. 365, note 18. v. ge-fædere.

ge-fég, -feig, es; n. A joining, juncture; commissura, junctura, Cot. 43 : Ælfc. Gl. 62; Som. 68, 82; Wrt. Voc. 39, 65 : Compago, 70; Som. 70, 57; Wrt. Voc. 42, 65. Gefeig formula, Lye. Gefég borda a joining of boards, Ælfc. Gl. 62; Som. 68, 82. Mennisce handa hit ne mihton towurpan, for ðam fæstum gefége ðæs feóndlícan temples human hands could not overthrow it because of the fast joining of the devilish temple, Homl. Th. ii. 510, 14. [Ger. gefüge.]

ge-fégan, -fégean; p. de; pp. ed; v. trans. To join, unite, compact, compose; jung&e-short;re, conjung&e-short;re, comping&e-short;re, comp&o-long;n&e-short;re :-- Con he sídne ræced fæste gefégan he can firmly compact the spacious dwelling, Exon. 79 a; Th. 296, 8; Crä. 48 : 79 a; Th. 297, 10; Crä. 66. Ic ða ged ne mæg gefégean I cannot compose the songs, Bt. Met. Fox 2, 11; Met. 2, 6. Ic gefége comp&o-long;no, Ælfc. Gr. 28, 3; Som. 30, 57. Conjunctio gefégþ togædere æ-acute;gðer ge naman ge word a conjunction joins together both nouns and verbs, 5; Som. 3, 48, 51 : Bt. 21; Fox 74, 37. Se geféhþ fela folca tosomne he joins many people together, Bt. Met. Fox 11, 177; Met. 11, 89. Gefég ðás bricas join these fragments, Homl. Th. i. 62, 7. Ne weorþaþ hí næ-acute;fre tosomne geféged they are never united together, Bt. 16, 63; Fox 56, 7 : Bt. Met. Fox 20, 231; Met. 20, 116 : 20, 241; Met. 20, 121. Gifoega sociare, conciliare, Rtl. 104, 12 : 74, 18.

ge-fége; adj. Fit, adapted; aptus, Grm. i. 735, 5. [Ger. gefüge flexible.] v. ungefége.

ge-fégednes, se; f. Figure, shape, a joining, Som.

ge-fegian to rejoice. v. gefeón.

ge-fégincg, -fégung, e; f. A joining, composing, conjunction; compositio, conjunctio :-- Seó geþeódnys oððe gefegincg is conjunctio the joining is a conjunction, Ælfc. Gr. 5; Som. 3, 47. v. ge-þeódnes.

ge-fégniss, e; f. Companionship; societas, Rtl. 109, 25 : 106, 4.

geféhst catchest; capis, Coll. Monast. Th. 23, 7.

geféhþ seizes, Bt. 39, 1; Fox 212, 1. v. ge-fón.

ge-félan; p. de; pp. ed To feel, perceive; sent&i-long;re :-- Ðæt hit man gefélan mihte that it might be felt, Ors. 1, 7; Bos. 30, 4 : Exon. 24 b; Th. 69, 33; Cri. 1130 : 25 a; Th. 72, 28; Cri. 1179. Geféleþ fácnes cræftig ðæt him ða férend on fæste wuniaþ the skilled in guile feels that the voyagers firmly rest on him, 97 a; Th. 361, 23; Wal. 24. Gefélde ic me beótiende and wyrpende me m&e-short;lius h&a-short;b&e-long;re sent&i-long;rem, Bd. 5, 6; S. 620, 12. Gefélde he his líchoman healfne dæ-acute;l mid ða ádle geslægene beón sensit dim&i-short;diam corp&o-short;ris sui partem langu&o-long;re depressam, 4, 31; S. 610, 15 : 3, 2; S. 525, 15 : 3, 9; S. 534, 11. He ðæs wítes worn gefélde he felt the force of the torment, Cd. 214; Th. 269, 23; Sat. 77.

ge-felgan; p. -fealh, pl. -fulgon; pp. -folgen To stick to; inhær&e-long;re :-- He ðære godspellícan láre georne gefealh he earnestly stuck to the gospel lore, Bd. 3, 22; S. 552, 43. v. felgan.

ge-fellan; p. -felde; pp. -felled To fill, fulfil :-- Se gefelde xx daga he had fulfilled twenty days, St. And. 4, 23. v. gefyllan.

ge-fellan; p. -felde; pp. -feld To cause to fall, fell, kill :-- Hie gefelde wurdon fram Alexandre they were killed by Alexander, Nar. 38, 11. v. gefyllan.

ge-félniss, e; f. A feeling, perception, sense; sensus :-- Bútan æ-acute;nigre gefélnisse without any feeling, Bd. 4, 11; S. 580, 2. DER. félnyss.

ge-felsode expiated. v. gefælsian.

gefend, es; m. A giver :-- Gefend largitor, Rtl. 108, 16. v. gifend.

ge-feng, es; n. A taking, capture, captivity; captura, captivitas :-- On gefeng in capturam, Lk. Skt. Lind. 5, 4. On gefeng fiscana in captura piscium, 5, 9. Gefeng captivitas, Rtl. 83, 3. v. feng.

gefeó take, Coll. Monast. Th. 21, 31, = gefó; pres. of gefón, q. v.

ge-feógan to hate. v. ge-fía.

ge-feohan to rejoice :-- Gefeoh nú on ferþe rejoice now in mind, Hy. 11, 1; Hy. Grn. ii. 294, 1. v. gefeón.

ge-feoht, -fioht, -feht, es; n. A fight, battle, contest, war, preparation for war; prælium, pugna, congressio, bellum, procinctus :-- Ðæt ungemetlíce mycle gefeoht the very great battle, Ors. 1, 9; Bos. 32, 1 : Homl. Th. ii. 538, 14 : Chr. 603; Erl. 20, 15 : 868; Erl. 72, 28. Gefeoht congressio, Ælfc. Gl. 14; Som. 57, 125; Wrt. Voc. 20, 62. On dæge gefeohtes in die belli, Ps. Lamb. 139, 8. Ðú here fýsest to gefeohte thou incitest a host to battle, Andr. Kmbl. 2377; An. 1190 : 2393; An. 1198 : Elen. Kmbl. 2365; El. 1184. To gefeohte in procinctu, Ælfc. Gl. 101; Som. 77, 35; Wrt. Voc. 55, 40. Gé gehýraþ gefeoht and sace ye shall hear of battle and strife, Homl. Th. ii. 538, 2, 13 : Bt. 15; Fox 48, 15. Ðonne gé geseóþ gefeoht and twýræ-acute;dnessa cum audi&e-short;ritis prælia et sed&i-short;ti&o-long;nes, Lk. Bos. 21, 9 : Mt. Bos. 24, 6 : Ps. Lamb. 139, 3. Ðonne gé gehýraþ gefeohtu and gefeohta hlísan, ne ondræ-acute;de gé eów cum audi&e-short;ritis bella et opini&o-long;nes bell&o-long;rum, ne timu&e-short;ritis, Mk. Bos. 13, 7 : Mt. Bos. 24, 6. Miclum gefeohtum in great battles, Chr. 755; Erl. 48, 25 : L. In. 6; Th. i. 106, i, note 1. Gefehto and woeno gefehtana prælia et opiniones præliorum, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 24, 6. [Laym. i-fiht.]

ge-feohtan; p. -feaht, pl. -fuhton; pp. -fohten. I. to fight; pugnare :-- And gif he ðonne wið hine gefeohtan ne mæg and if he may not fight against him, Lk. Bos. 14, 32. Ðe teáh mine fingras to gefeohtanne qui docet digitos meos ad bellum, Ps. Th. 143, 1. He wel gefeaht he fought well, Ors. 5, 13; Bos. 112, 34. Margareta wiþ ðone deófol gefæht Margaret fought with the devil, Nar. 39, 28. Gif hwá gefeohte on cyninges huse, sié [sy MSS. B. H.] he scyldig ealles his ierfes [yrfes MSS. B. H.] if any one fight in the king's house, let him be liable in all his property, L. In. 6; Th. i. 106, 2. Ðeáh hit sié on middurn felda gefohten though it be fought on mid-field, L. In. 6; Th. i. 106, 10 : Judth. 11; Thw. 23, 15; Jud. 122. II. to obtain by fighting; pugnando acquirere :-- Ðæt he ne meahte wiht gefeohtan that he could not gain aught by fighting [lit. to fight], Beo. Th. 2171; B. 1083. Dóm gefeohtan to gain glory by fighting, Bryht. Th. 135, 37; By. 129. Hæfde ðá gefohten foremæ-acute;rne blæ-acute;d Judith Judith had gained exceeding great glory, Judth. 11; Thw. 23, 15; Jud. 122. [Cf. Ger. erfechten.] v. feohtan.

gefeoht-dæg, es; m. A fight-day, day of battle; dies belli :-- On gefeohtdæge, Ps. Th. 139, 7.

ge-feolan; p. -fæl, pl. -fæ-acute;lon; pp. -folen, -feolen To stick to, persist; insistere :-- Ðæt he ðám, hálwendum ongynnessum georne gefeole ut captis salutaribus insisteret, Bd. 5, 19; S. 637, 11. v. feolan.