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736 OFER-MÉDLA -- OFER-SÁWAN.

ofer-médla, an; m. Pride :-- Eahta syndan heáfodlíce synna. . . eahtoþa is ofermédla, L. E. I. 31 ; Th. ii. 428, 8. Sóna swá ic mínes ofermédlan geswíce, 36; Th. ii. 436, 1. Gif hé on ofermédlan and on óðrum un-þeáwum his líf lyfaþ, 32 ; Th. ii. 428, 33 : Cd. Th. 257, 14 ; Dan. 657.

ofer-médu. v. ofer-méde.

ofer-mete, es ; m. Food in excess, a feast where food is in excess: -- Se ofermete ne befæst ús næ-acute;fre Gode esca nos non commendat Deo, Past. 43, 9; Swt. 316, 19. Ofermettas commessationes, Bd. 4, 25 ; S. 601, 13 note.

ofer-méttu (o) ; indecl. in sing. ; but declined in pl. , where it is used with singular meaning, cf. ofer-hygd, -méde : perhaps all the instances which follow may belong to the plural, since eáþmétto takes a verb in the plural; f. Pride, arrogance, haughtiness:-- Hine his hyge gespeón and his ofermétto ealra swíðost, Cd. Th. 22, 35; Gen. 351. þurh heora miclan mód, and þurh ofermétto, 22, 7 ; Gen. 337 : 21, 30; Gen. 332. Hé biþ on oferméttu (-métto, Cott. MSS.) áwended . . . hé ástág on ofermétto in elationem permutatur. . . intumuit, Past. 3, 2 ; Swt. 35, 13-16. On ofermétto in superbiam, 19, 3 ; Swt. 147, 3: Bt. 6; Fox 14, 34. God hyra ofermæ-acute;tan ofermétto genyðerode, Ors. l, 7; Swt. 38, 28. God ða mæ-acute;stan ofermétto gewræc on ðam folce, 6, 2; Swt. 256, 5. Ðe ofermétto dóþ qui faciunt superbiam, Ps. Th. 30, 27. Ofermétto fastu, Wrt. Voc. ii. 33, 62. Ðis synt ða ídelnyssa ðisse worulde: æ-acute;rest is ofermétta (arrogantia), L. Ecg. P. i. 8 ; Th. ii. 174, 32. Ne gerísaþ heom príta, ne micele ofermétta, L. I. P. 10; Th. ii. 318, 32. Heora eáþmétto ne mihton náuht forstandan, ne húru heora ofermétta, Bt. 29, 2 ; Fox 106, 1. Ðonne weaxaþ ða ofermétta (cf. ðonan mæ-acute;st cymeþ yfla oferméta, Met. 25, 44), 37, 1; Fox 186, 19. Mid his ágnum wordum ðone swiran gebiége his ágenra ofermétta suo judicio superbiae cervicem calcat, Past. 26, 3; Swt. 185, 15. On heora oferméttum in superbia, Ps. Th. 30, 20. On oferméttum áþunden, Past. proem.; Swt. 25, 6. Biscopum gebiraþ ealdlíce wísan búton oferméttum, L. I. P. 10 ; Th. ii. 318, 31. Lét befeallan on ðæt éce fýr ðe him gegearcod wæs for heora oferméttum, Homl. Th. i. 12, 4: Met. 5, 32 : Bt. 16, 1; Fox 50, 9-11. Mid ofermétum superbia, Past. 42, 2; Swt. 307, 7. Ne mæg hé wið ofermétta, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 10. Múþ heora spræc ofermétta (superbiam), Ps. Lamb. 16, 10 : Met. 7, 8.

ofer-micel; adj. Over-much, excessive: -- On ðære tíde wæs sió ofer-mycelo hæ-acute;lo on ealre worulde, Ors. 1, 7; Swt. 40, 3. Bútan hý ouer-micel geswinc habben, R. Ben. 65, 17. [Prompt. Parv. ovir-mikel nimius: Icel. ofr-mikill.]

ofer-micelness, e; f. Over-greatness, excess: -- Náht framaþ eallum dæge lang ádreógan fæsten gif æfter ðam metta oferfylle oððe ofermicel-nysse (nimietate) sáwl byþ ofersýmed, Scint. 13.

ofer-mód, es; n. I. pride, arrogance, over-confidence: -- Feala worda gespæc se engel ofermódes, Cd. Th. 18, 12; Gen. 272. Ðá se eorl ongan for his ofermóde álýfan landes tó fela láðere þeóde, Byrht. Th. 134,25; By. 89. [Gif hwa nulle for his ouermoð, oðer for his prude . . . his scrift ihalden, O. E. Homl. i. 9, 30.] II. a high style (?) :-- Ofermód coturnus, Wrt. Voc. i. 19, 5. [O. H. Ger. ubar-muot superbia : Ger. über-muth.] v. ofer-méde, -métto.

ofer-mód; adj. Proud, arrogant, presumptuous :-- Ne sceal mon beón ofermód, R. Ben. 17, 15. Cild ácenned ofermód him sylfum gelícigende a child born on the thirteenth day of the moon will be arrogant, pleasing himself, Lchdm. iii. 190, 14. Se ofermóda cyning (Lucifer), Cd. Th. 22, 9; Gen. 338. On Torcwines dagum ðæs ofermódan cyninges in the days of Tarquinius Superbus, Bt. 16, 1; Fox 50, 8. Ðú ne scealt næ-acute;fre gelíce déman ðam eúdmódan and ðam ofermódan, L. de Cf. 3; Th. ii. 260, 25. Hig wæ-acute;ron ofermóde ongén hig superbe egeriní contra illos, Ex. 18, II. Ða ðe wæ-acute;ron ofermóde on heora heortan. Blickl. Homl. 159, 10. On ððre wísan ða ofermódan on óðre ða wácmódan aliter protervi, aliíer pusillanimes, Past. 23; Swt. 175, 18 : 32; Swt. 209, l. Ða eágan ðara ofermódena (superborum) ðú geeáðmétst, Ps. Th. 17, 26. Spell be ðam ofermódum cyningum, Bt. 37, l; Fox 186, l. Ofermódum superbis, Ps. Spl. 93, 2. Se Scyppend oft ða ofermódan geeádmétte, Homl. Th. ii. 432, 20. [O. Sax. o&b-bar;ar-mód.] v. ofer-méde.

ofer-módig; adj. Proud, arrogant, saucy, wanton: -- Mæ-acute;den biþ ofer-módig a girl (born on the thirteenth day of the moon) will be saucy, Lchdm. iii. 190, 16. Ofermódige superbi, Ps. Th. 118, 51. Ofermódigra superborum, Ps. Spl. 118, 69. Ofermódigum superbis, 122, 5. Ða ofermódegan superbos, Bd. 3, 17 ; S. 545, 12. Tarcuinius ðe hira eallra wæs ofermódgast Tarquinius Superbus, Ors. 2, 2; Swt. 66, 28. [O. Sax. o&b-bar;ar-módig: O. H. Ger. ubar-muotig contumax: Ger. über-müthig.]

ofer-módigian, -módgian, -módigan to be proud or haughty, to be puffed up with pride: -- Ðonne se unrihtwísa ofermódegaþ (-módgaþ, Ps. Spl. ) dum superbit impius, Ps. Th. 9, 21. Hwí ofermódige gé ofer óðre men for eówrum gebyrdum, Bt. 30, 2 ; Fox 110, 15: 42 ; Fox 258, 15. Hí ofermódigaþ for ðæm welan, 39, 11; Fox 230, 23. Ne ofermódgiaþ (superbium UNCERTAIN) ða scírmenn ná for ðý, Past. 17, 2 ; Swt. 109, 17. Hié wið Gode ofermódgiaþ contra Deum superbiunt, 29; Swt. 201, 16. Ðé læs ðe hira fýnd ofermódegodun ne forte superbirent hostes eorum, Deut. 32, 27. Hwý gé ofer óðre men ofermódigen, Met. 17, 16. [Cf. O. H. Ger. ubar-muotón superbire.]

ofer-módigness, e; f. Pride, arrogance: -- Ofermódignis superbia, Ps. Spl. 72, 6: 30, 22: 16, 11: 100, 8. Seó eáðmódnes of ácearf heáfod ðære ofermódignesse humilitas amputat caput superbiae, Gl. Prud. 36 a: 37a: 38a. Ofermódinysse arrogantiae, inflationis, Hpt. Gl. 523, 52. Ofer-módignysse insolentiam, 526, 8. Ofermódignessa superbia, Mk. Skt. 7, 22.

ofer-módigung, -módgung, e; f. The being proud, pride :-- Hit is ungecyndlícu ofermódgung contra naturam superbire est, Past. 17, 2; Swt. 109, 11.

ofermód-líc; adj. Proud, arrogant, presumptuous: -- Mid ofermód-lícum gilpe. Bt. 18, 4; Fox 66, 31. Hé sceal ða ofermódlícan word mid eáðmódlícum wordum gemetgian ut verba praemissae superbiae verbis subjectae humilitatis impugnet, Past. 54, 5; Swt. 423, 36. [O. H. Ger. ubarmuot-líh sublimis.]

ofermódlíce; adv. Proudly, arrogantly, insolently: -- Hí sprecaþ swíðe ofermódlíce os eorum locutum est superbiam, Ps. Th. 16, 9. Hit ofer-módlíce férde. Blickl. Homl. 199, 17: 201, 24. [O. H. Ger. ubar-muotlího superbe, proterve, elate, hyperbolice.]

ofer-módness, e; f. Pride: -- Ofermódnys superbia, Ps. Spl. 73, 24, 4. Ofermódnes eáðmódnes superbia . . . humilitas, Gl. Prud. 31 a: 29 a: 30 a: 32 a : 33 a. Bebeorh ðé wið ofermódnysse cave te a superbia, L. Ecg. C. proem. ; Th. ii. 132, 10.

ofer-níd, -neód, e; f. Extreme need :-- Gif hit oferneód beó si valde necesse sit, L. Ecg. P. iii. 14; Th. ii. 200, 33.

ofer-niman. I. to take by violence, to violate :-- Be ðam men ðe wíf oððe mæ-acute;den ofernimþ mid unrihtum þingum de homine qui mulierem vel puellam per fraudem constuprat, L. Ecg. P. ii. 13 tit. ; Th. ii. 180, 22. [The section to which the title refers is as follows: -- Gif hwá mid his ofercræfte wíf oððe mæ-acute;den nýdinga nimþ tó unrihthæ-acute;mede, Th. ii. 186, 20.] Gif æ-acute;nig man ofernyme unbeweddod mæ-acute;den si invenerit vir puellam virginem, et apprehendens concuberit cum illa, Deut. 22, 28. Hé eode in tó mé ðæt hé mé ofernáme ingressus est ad me, ut coiret mecum, Gen. 39, 14. II. to take away, carry off :-- Sóna wæs ðæt æ-acute;tter ofer-numen vidimus rasuram totam vim veneni absumisse, Bd. 1, 1; S. 474, 39. [O. H. Ger. ubar-neman to take away.]

ofer-nón the latter part of the day, afternoon: -- Middæg sexta: nón nona: ofernón oððe geloten dæg suprema: æ-acute;fen vesperum, Wrt. Voc. i. 53, 12-15.

ofer-ræ-acute;dan. I. to read over or through: -- Ic oferræ-acute;de perlego, Ælfc. Gr. 28, 6; Som. 32, 15. Oferræ-acute;dan perlegere, Hpt. Gl. 439, 4: Homl. Th. i. 166, 7. Ðá heó ða gewrita oferræ-acute;d hæfde, Ap. Th. 20, 20: 21, 12. II. to consider: -- Oferræ-acute;dan &l-bar; hycgean coniici, Hpt. Gl. 439, 4: Homl. Th. i. 166, 7. Ðá heó ða gewrita oferræ-acute; hæfde, Ap. Th. 20, 20: 21, 12 II.to consider:--Oferræ-acute;dan &l-bar; hycgean coniici, Hpt. Gl. 439, 4.

ofer-rano ; adj. Over-luxuriant, extravagant, sumptuous: -- God læ-acute;teþ reáfian eówere dohtra heora gyrla and tó oferrancra heáfodge&dash-uncertain;wæ-acute;da. Wulfst. 46, 1.

ofer-reccan to convince, confute, convict: -- Gif hine mon oferricte ðæt hé ne móste londes wyrþe beón if it should be proved against him that he was disqualified for holding land, Chart. Th. 141, 11. Forðon hé ðus cwsæþ ðæt hé ða lotwrencas oferwunne and oferreahte quatenus et illos victrix ratio frangeret, Past. 30; Swt. 205, 17. Ðú hæfst mé swíðe rihte oferreahte (-rehtne, MS. Bod. ) thou hast completely convinced me, Bt. 34, 3; Fox 138, 11. Ðonne is betere ðæt hié mid ryhtre race weorðen oferreahte and mid ðære race gebundene and ofersuíðde prodest, ut in suis allegationibus victi jaceant, Past. 30 ; Swt. 205, 3. Ðý læs ðonne hié oferhyggaþ ðæt hié síen oferreahte útane mid ó;ðerra manna ryhtum lárum hié ðonne síen innan gehæfte mid ofermétum ne dum rectis aliorum suasionibus foris superari despiciunt, intus a superbia captivi teneantur, 42, 2 ; Swt. 307, 6. Cf. ofer-stæ-acute;lan.

ofer-renc[u], e; f. Over-luxuriance, extravagance: -- Manege ðe mid oferrence glengdan hý sylfe, Wulfst. 46, 2.

ofer-rícsian to dominate, rule over: -- Hé him geþafode ðæt hit mid anwalde him móste oferrícsian, Past. 17, 8 ; Swt. 119, 19.

ofer-rídan to cross on horseback: -- Sealde hé ðæt betste hors Aidane, ðæt hé on ðam mihte fordas oferrídan. Bd. 3, 14 ; S. 540, 18.

ofer-rówan to cross by rowing: -- Ðá hét hé his leorningcnihtas faran tó scipe, and oferrówan ðone brym, Homl. Th. ii. 384, 19.

ofersæ-acute;-líc; adj. Transmarine: -- On ðám ofersæ-acute;lícum dæ-acute;lum in trans&dash-uncertain;marinis partibus, Bd. 3, 28 ; S. 560, 13. Cf. ofersæ-acute;wisc.

ofer-sæ-acute;lig; adj. Exceedingly fortunate, more than happy: -- Se biþ gesæ-acute;lig and ofersæ-acute;lig ðe swylce cwyldas mæg forbúgon, Dóm. L. 16, 246.

ofer-sæ-acute;lþ, e; f. Pleasure or happiness that exceeds due bounds: -- Gif ðú wilnast ðæt ðú wel mæ-acute;ge ðæt sóðe leóht sweotole oncnáwan ðú for&dash-uncertain;læ-acute;tan scealt ídle ofersæ-acute;lþa unnytne gefeán (cf. gif ðú wilnige ðæt sóðe leóht oncnáwan áfyr fram ðé ða yfelan sæ-acute;lþa and ða unnettan, Bt. 6; Fox 14, 32) tu si vis cernere verum, gaudia pelle, Met. 5, 27.

ofersæ-acute;wisc; adj. From beyond the sea, transmarine: -- Ofersæ-acute;wisc rind bark from beyond the sea (cinnamon), Lchdm. ii. 52, 3. Landferþ se ofersæ-acute;wisca hit gesette on Léden, Glostr. Frag. 10, 21. Hé (Benedict of Wearmouth) ða ciricean gefretwade mid godcunde wísdóme and mid woroldlícum frætwum ofersæ-acute;wiscum, Shrn. 50, 32,

ofer-sáwan to oversow: -- Ðá com his feónda sum and oferseów (superseminavif) hit mid coccele, Mt. Kmbl. 13, 25. [O. H. Ger. ubar-sáan.]