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738 OFER-STÍGAN -- OFER-WEORC.

ofer-stígan. I. to mount, scale, surmount, rise above :--Ic heofonas oferstíge, Exon. Th. 482, 24; Rä. 67, 6. Sume ða ýða hé hecerþ mid ðý scipe sume hit oferstígþ some of the waves the steersman avoids with the ship, some it surmounts, Past. 56, 3 ; Swt. 433, 3. Heó ða þýstre ðysses andweardan middangeardes oferstáh praesentis ntundi tenebras transiens, Bd. 3, 8 ; S. 532, 3. Hé on ánre diégelre stówe ðone munt oferstág. Ors. 4, 6; Swt. 172, 21. Breóst oferstág brim weallende eorlum óþ exle the boiling sea rose above the breast up to men's shoulders, Andr. Kmbl. 3146 ; An. 1576. Eles gecynd is ðæt hé wile oferstígan æ-acute;lcne wæ-acute;tan, Homl. Th. ii. 564, 12. II. to transcend, surpass, excel, overcome, exceed :--Ic oferstíge excelleo, Ælfc. Gr. 26 ; Som. 28, 45. Ðú ealle ðíne yldran on ríce feor oferstígest (transcendas, Bd. 2, 12; S. 514, 9. Hé ealra óðerra heáhfædera mægen oferstígeþ, Blickl. Homl. 167, 23. Yldo oferbídeþ stánas, heó oferstígeþ stýle, Salm. Kmbl. 600 ; Sal. 299. Oferstíhþ excedit, i. superat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 145, 71. Ðæs gebodes micelnes his mihta oferstíhþ, R. Ben. 128, 14. Hé ongeat ðæt hé oferstág hine selfne semetipsum noverat transcendere, Past. 16, 2; Swt. 101, 13. Oforstág, Blickl. Homl. 163, 28. Oferstáh, Homl. Th. i. 70, 11. Hí swíðra oferstág weard a stronger guard overcame them. Exon. Th. 116, 3 ; Gú. 201. Oferstíge excedat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 145, 72. Æ-acute;r ðan ðe ðæs dæges lenge oferstíge ða niht, Lchdm. iii. 256, 13. Oferstigan percellerent, supereminerent, Hpt. Gl. 489, 27. Ða yldo mid þeáwum oferstígende aetatem moribus transiens. Bd. 5, 19 ; S. 637, 4. Ða oferstígendan lufe the surpassing love, Homl. Th. ii. 408, 22. [Goth. ufar-steigan : O. H. Ger. ubar-stígan transcendere, transire, exsuperare : Icel. yfir-stiginn overcome.]

ofer-stige, es; m. Astonishment, extasy :--Hé cwæþ tó him sylfum: ' Nú ic wæs of ðam rihtan wege mínes ingeþances, ac betere hit biþ ðæt ic eft fare út of ðysum porte, ðý læs ðe ic tó swíðe dwelige ... gewislíce ic hér ongyten hæbbe ðæt mé hæfþ gelæ-acute;ht fæste mínes módes oferstige, ðæt ic nát ná forgeare hú ic hit ðus macige,' Homl. Skt. i. 23, 551-556. v. ofer-stigenness.

oferstígend-líe; adj. Superlative :--Sume synd superlativa, ðæt is oferstígendlíce, Ælfc. Gr. 5 ; Som. 4, 63.

ofer-stigenness, e; f. A passing over :--Geleórednysse &l-bar; oferstigenysse extaseos, trdnsgressionis. Hpt. Gl. 413, 9. v. ofer-stige.

ofer-swimman to cross by swimming :--Oferswam ða sioleþa bigong sunu Ecgþeówes, Beo. Th. 4723; B. 2367. [O. H. Ger. ubar-swimman tranare.]

ofer-swíðan; p. -swíðde, but also -swáð To prove stronger than or superior to another, to overcome, overpower, conquer, surpass:-- Ober&dash-uncertain;suíðo vinco, Wrt. Voc. ii. 123, 69. Ic oferswíðe vinco, Ælfc. Gr. 28; Som. 32, 17. Ic nardes stenc oferswíðe mid mínre swétnesse, Exon. Th. 423, 29; Rä. 41, 29. Ðú ðe úre wiðerwinnan oferswíðst, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 233. Ðú oferswíðest deáþ, Blickl. Homl. 141, 13. Hé on his mægenes weorþunga oferswíð ealra óðerra Godes martira wuldor, 167, 25. Gyf strengra hine oferswýð (-swíð, MSS. B. C. ) si fortior vicerit eum. Lk. Skt. MS. A. 11, 22. Oferswýðeþ, Beo. Th. 564; B. 279. Ðú oferswíðdest ðone deófol, Homl. Skt. i. 3, 436 : Blickl. Homl. 157, 4. Hé ðone ealdan gedwolan oforswíðde, 7, 13. Gaius Julius se cásere Brettas oferswíðde, Chr. Erl. 4, 24 : Ors. 1, 2 ; Swt. 30, 22. Hé þurh Godes mihte ðone cwelmbæ-acute;ran drenc oferswíðde, Homl. Th. i. 72, 12. Heó þurh martyrdóm ðisne middaneard oferswáð. Homl. Skt. i. 2, 4. Hé ðone feónd oferswáð, Shrn. 13, 30. Ða ðe mid sygefæstum deáþe mid&dash-uncertain;dangeard oferswíðdon, Homl. Th. i. 84, 31. Oferswíð ðás cristenan þurh tearte wíta, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 137. Ðonne hé ðone áwyrgdan gást oferswíðe, Blickl. Homl. 31, 31. Deófol oferswíðan, 29, 1 : Elen. Kmbl. 2354 ; El. 1178. Mid swinglan oferswíðan, Bd. 1, 7 ; S. 478, l: 1, 25 ; S. 487, 1. Mid gedwylde láre oferswíðan, Homl. Th. i. 44, 26. Ðæt geþyld oferswíðende patientia victrix, Prud. 25 a. Hí habbaþ deófol oferswíðed, Blickl. Homl. 35, 4. Oferswíðod, Homl. Skt. i. 1, 8: 4, 57. Is betre ðæt hié weorðen gebundene and oferswíðde, Past. 30 ; Swt. 204, 4 ; Blickl. Homl. 145, 13. Wit sýn oferswíðede, 181, 30. Oferswíðdum leahtrum devictis vitiis, Prud. 28 b. v. un-oferswutende.

ofer-swíðe adv. Over-much, loo much :--Sý hé snotor and ná oferswíðe ne þreáge, R. Ben. 121, 3. Ða heáfodmen lufedon swíðe and oferswíðe gítsunge on golde and on seolfre. Chr. 1086; Erl. 220, 5. [Ouermuchel and ouerswuðe ivonded, A. R. 178, 9.]

ofer-swíðestre, an; f. A conqueror; victrix, Wrt. Voc. ii. 141, 68.

ofer-swíðness, e; f. Oppression, distress:-- Oferswíðnisse pressura, Lk. Skt. Rush. 21, 25: Jn. Skt. Rush. 16, 33.

ofer-swíðrian to prevail, conquer :--Ic oforswíðrode ongén hine praevalui adversum eum, Ps. Lamb. 12, 5. Wé oferswíðredon (-swíðdon MS. F.)

on ðysum eallum þurh ðone ðe us lufode ' in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us' (Rom. 8, 37), R. Ben. 27, 12.

ofer-swíðung, e; f. Oppression, distress; pressura, Jn. Skt. Lind. 16, 21, 33 : p. 7, 17.

ofer-swógan to cover thickly :--Mid þýstro genipum ðæs muntes cnoll eall oferswógen wæs, Blickl. Homl. 203, 9. v. á-swógan, ge-swógen.

ofer-tæl, es; n. An odd number :--Ðæra pipercorna sý ofertæl, ðæt ys ðý forman dæge án and þrittig, and ðý óðrum dæge seofontýne, and dý þriddan dæge þreótýne, Lchdm. i. 288, 8.

ofer-teldan to cover with an awning :--Segle ofertolden. Cd. Th. 182, 26; Exod. 81. [Al þe cure ouertild, Jul. 9, 8.]

ofer-teón. I. to draw one thing over another, to cover by drawing one thing over another :--Ðonne ic oferteó heofenan mid wolcnum cum obduxero nubibus coelum, Gen. 9, 14 : Homl. Th. i. 22, 11. Woruld miste oferteáh, þýstrum biþeahte, Exon. Th. 178, 35 ; Gú. 1254. Hé næ-acute;fre eft nolde ealne middaneard mid nánum flóde oferteón, Scrd. 21, 21. Ðonne se fulla móna wyrð ofertogen mid þýstrum, Bt. 39, 3 ; Fox 214, 29 : Met. 9, 16. II. to bring to an end, finish :--Ofertogen finitum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 134, 4.

ofer-Þearf, e; f. Extreme need :--Gif ðæs oferþearf síe æ-acute;r mete, ðæt hé spíwan mæ-acute;ge. Lchdm. ii. 226, 9 : Wulfst. 134, 21. Ágan ða yldran ðæs oferþearfe, ðæt hí heora gingran Gode gestrýnan, 38, 23. For oferþearfe ilda cynnes. Elen. Kmbl. 1039; El. 521. Ða unþeáwas habbaþ oferþearfe hreówsunga. Bt. 31, 1 ; Fox 110, 27.

ofer-þearfa, an; m. One in extreme need :--Is seó bót gelong æt ðé ánum oferþearfum on thee alone depends the remedy f or those in dire need, Exon. Th. 10, 17 ; Cri. 153.

ofer-Þeccan to cover :--Blódig woken oforþecþ ealne ðysne heofon, Blickl. Homl. 91, 33 : 93, 2. Eall eorþe biþ mid þeóstrum oforþeaht, 93, 6. Mid forste oferþeaht covered with ice. Homl. Skt. i. 11, 143. þicce vel oferþeaht condensa, i. spissa, secreta, Wrt. Voc. ii. 135, 65. He onwreáh ða eorþan ðe æ-acute;r wæs oferþeaht mid feóndum revelabit condensa, Ps. 28, 7. Mid þeóstrum oferþeht. Homl. Th. ii. 350, 17. Scip mid ýðum oferþeht, 378, 15 : Hexam. 6 ; Norm. 10, 18 : Exon. Th. 353, 10 ; Reim. 10. [Ger. über-decken.]

ofer-þeón; p. -þáh, -þeáh; pl. -þugon, -þungon; pp. -þogen, -þungen To thrive beyond others, to excel, surpass :--Ic oferþeó excello, Ælfc. Gr. 37 ; Som. 39, 28. Oft on læ-acute;wedum háde mid gódum weorcum man oferþíhþ ðone munuchád. Past. 52, 10 ; Swt. 411, 36. Oferþýhb, R. Ben. 12, 16. Hé oferþeáh biscopes, Shrn. 17, 11. Bútan hwylc óðerne mid geearnunge oferþeó, R. Ben. 12, 21. Bonan mæ-acute;ndon ðæt hý monnes beam oferþunge. Exon. Th. 128, 10; Gú. 402. Oferþuge praestaret, superaret, superexcelleret, Hpt. Gl. 480, 1. Oferþeón praestare, antecellere, 417, 62 : melior esse, 418, 67. Ic hæbbe ðé oferþogen, Homl. Th. i. 448, 34 : Homl. Skt. i. 3, 209. Seó hæfþ ealle óðru wíf oferþungen mid clæ-acute;nnesse, Bt. 10 ; Fox 28, 21: 33, 4; Fox 132, 7 : Met. 20, 194 : Past. 32, 2 ; Swt. 213, 11. Hé wénþ ðæt hé hæbbe hié oferþungne on his lífes geearnunge transcendisse se vitae mentis credit, 17, 3 ; Swt. 111, 15. [Goth. ufar-þeihan.]

ofer-þrymm, es; m. Exceeding power :--Æ-acute;r ðon se wlonca dæg bodige þurh býrnan brynehátne lég egsan oferþrym ere that august day (doom's day) announce by the trumpet fire burning-hot, over-powering terror, Exon. Th. 448, 10 ; Dóm. 52.

ofer-þungen. v. ofer-þeón.

ofer-togenness, e; f. The condition of being covered :--Wið eágena ofertogennysse ad albuginem oculorum. Lchdm. i. 176, 16. v. ofer-teón.

ofer-trahtnian to comment upon, expound :--Langsum hit biþ ðæt wé ealne ðisne lofsang ofertrahtnian, Homl. Th. i. 202, 28.

ofer-tredan to trample upon, tread under foot :- Se geleáfa ofertret ðæt deófolgyld/ fides conculcat idolatriam, Prud. 9 a. Seó gýtsung manega ofertret avaritia multos sternit, 58 a. Seó rúmgyfolnes ða gýtsunge mid cneówum and mid fótum ofertræd largitas avaritiam genibus et calcibus perfodit, 68 a. [Þe Laferrd oferrcomm & oferrtradd te deofell, Orm. 12493.]

ofer-trúwa, an; m. Over-confidence :-- For ðam ofertrúwan on ðam friþe from over-confidence in the truce, L. Ath. v. 8, 7 ; Th. i. 238, 5.

ofer-trúwod possessed by over-confidence, over-confident :--Ðæm lár&dash-uncertain;eówe is swíðe smeálíce to underséceanne be ðæ-acute;m weorcum ðara ofertrúwudena subtiliter ab arguente discutienda sunt opera protervorum, Past. 32, 1; Swt. 208, 13.

ofer-wacian to keep watch, over, act as a guard :--Julianus wýcode wið ða eá Eufraten, and him olerwacedon syfanfealde weardes, Homl. Skt. i. 3, 271.

ofer-wadan to cross by wading :--Ðá gebeótode Cirus ðæt hé his þegn on hire swá gewrecan wolde ðæt hié mehte wífmon be hiere cneówe ofer&dash-uncertain;wadan rex iratus ulcisci in amnem statuit, contestans eum feminis vix genua tingentibus permeabilem relinquendum, Ors. 2, 4 ; Swt. 72, 33. [O. H. Ger. ubar-watan pertransire.]

ofer-wealdend, es; m. One who rules over others, ruler, governor :--Ealles oferwealdend. Elen. Kmbl. 2469; El. 1236.

ofer-weaxan to cover by growing, over-grow :--Hæ-acute;lend wæs sprecende tó Abrahame and wæs cweðende ðæt his sæ-acute;d oferweóxe ealle ðás woruld, Blickl. Homl. 159, 26. Mid wuda oferwexen, 207, 27: Homl. Th. i. 508, 23.

ofer-weder, es; n. Storm, tempest :--Heora scipu sume þurh oferweder wurdon tóbrocene. Chr. 794; Erl. 59, 22.

ofer-wenian to become insolent :--Oberwenide insolesceret, Wrt. Voc. ii. 111, 34. Oberwaenidae, Ep. Gl. 12 d, 20.

ofer-weorc, es; n. A superstructure, a tomb :--Oferwurces sarcophagi, tumba. Hpt. Gl. 488, 51. [Oferr þatt arrke wuss An oferwerrc wel, timmbredd (the mercy-seat), Orm. 1035.] v. ofer-geweorc.