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OFER-WEORPAN -- OFFRIAN. 739

ofer-weorpan. I. to overthrow, throw down :-- Nim eorþan, oferweorp mid ðinre swíðran handa under ðínum swíðran fét, Lchdm. i. 384, 19. Gif hé hié oferweorpe, mid x sci&l-bar;&l-bar;. gebéte, L. Alf. pol. 11; Th. i. 68, 15. Ðý gewunelícan þeáwe horsa æfter wérinysse hit (the horse) ongan walwian and on gehweðære sídan hit oferweorpan consueto equorum more, quasi post lassitudinem in diversum latus vicissim sere volvere coepit, Bd. 3, 9; S. 533, 40. Mid ðý storme onwend and oferworpen tempestate convulsa, Past. 26; Swt. 181, 11. II. to throw (water, etc.) upon, to sprinkle :-- Oferwurpe ðú mid ðý wætere ealle burgwaran, Exon. Th. 467, 3; Hö. 133. Se ðe mid wætere oferwearp wuldres cynebearn, Menol. Fox 315; Men. 159. III. intrans. To fall down :-- Oferwearp dá wérigmód, wígena strengest, ðæt hé on fylle wearð, Beo. Th. 3090; B. 1543. [Uorte holden þet schip, þet uðen ne stormes hit ne ouerworpen, A. R. 142, 11. He oferrwarp þe&yogh;&yogh;re bordess, Orm. 15567 note.]

ofer-wígan to overcome in fight, conquer :-- Yldo oferwígeþ wulf, heó oferbídeþ stánas, Salm. Kmbl. 598; Sal. 299.

ofer-willan. I. to boil so that a liquid is reduced in quantity :-- Oferwylle óþ ðone þriddan dæ-acute;le, Lchdm. ii. 216, 3, 4: 228, 18: 238, 10. II. to overboil, boil too much :-- Nim ðæt wæter ðe pyosan wæ-acute;ran on gesodene oferwilleda, 286, 29.

ofer-winnan to overcome, conquer, vanquish, subdue :-- Se ðe his mód gewylt is betera ðonne se ðe burh oferwinþ, Homl. Th. ii. 544, 10. Oferwinnaþ debellant, Blickl. Gl. Gif úre fýnd ús oferwinnaþ expugnatis nobis, Ex. 1, 10. Hé Soroastrem oferwann and ofslóh Zoroastrem pugna oppressum interfecit, Ors. 1, 2; Swt. 30, 11. Oferwan, 1, 6; Swt. 36, 17. Iudith seó wuduwe ðe oferwann Holofernem, Ælfc. T. Grn. 11, 15, 44. Hí oferwunnon mé expugnaverunt me, Ps. Spl. 128, 1. Oferwin onwinnende expugna inpugnantes, Blickl. Gl. Hé ðus cwæð ðæt hé ða lotwrenceas oferwunne, Past. 30, 2; Swt. 205, 17. Gif ðú wille æ-acute;nige buruh oferwinnan (expugnare), Deut. 20, 10: Jos. 10, 4. Ðæt hí mihton heora fýnd oferwinnan, Bd. 1, 12; S. 480, 28. Seó ylce þeód wæs oferwunnen fram Eald-Seaxum, 5, 11; S. 626, 10, On ðæ-acute;m xxv. wintrum ðe hé winnende wæs hé ná oferwunnen ne wearð, Ors. 3, 7; Swt. 114, 6. Se mon hafaþ weán oferwunnen, Exon. Th. 475, 5; Bo. 43. Synd ða fýnd oferwunnene, Gen. 14, 20. Oferwunnenum feóndum devictis hostibus, Prud. 4 a. [O. H. Ger. ubar-winnan expugnare, superare, devincere: Icel. yfir-vinna.]

ofer-wintran to winter, pass the winter :-- Nán eówer nele oferwintran (hiemare) búton mínum (the shoemaker) cræfte. Coll. Monast. Th. 28, 1. [Ger. über-wintern.]

ofer-wist, e; f. Excess in eating :-- Sint tó manianne ða ofergífran ðeáh hié ne mæ-acute;gen ðone unþeáw forlæ-acute;tan ðære gífernesse and ðære oferwiste ðæt hé húru hine selfne ne þurhstinge mid ðý sweorde unryhthæ-acute;medes, ac ongiete hú micel oferspræ-acute;c cymeþ of ðære oferwiste admonendi sunt gulae dediti, ne in eo, quod escarum delectationi incubant, luxuriae se mucrone transfigant, et quanta sibi per esum loquacitas insidietur, aspiciant, Past. 43, 5; Swt. 313, 6-10. Hí lufiaþ oferwiste and ídele blisse, L. I. P. 14; Th. ii. 322, 24.

ofer-wistlíc glosses supersubstantialis, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 6, 11.

ofer-wlenced possessed of superabundant means, very opulent :-- Hié andwyrdon ðæt hit gemálíc wæ-acute;re ðæt swá oferwlenced cyning sceolde winnan on swá earm folc swá hié wæ-acute;ron responderunt, stolide opulentissimum regem adversus inopes sumsisse bellum, Ors. 1, 10; Swt. 44, 12.

ofer-wlencu (o); f. Ostentation, superabundant means :-- Ða ðe hyra lífes þurh lust brúcan ídelum æ-acute;htum and oferwlencum, gierelum gielplícum, Exon. Th. 127, 21; Gú. 389. v. preceding word.

oler-wrecan to overwhelm :-- Oberurecan obruere, Wülck. Gl. 35, 14.

ofer-wreón; p. -wráh, -wreáh, pl. -wrigon, -wrugon; pp. -wrigen, -wrogen To cover, cover over, veil, hide, conceal, overspread :-- Ic oferwreó nubo, Ælfc. Gr. 28; Som. 31, 19: cooperio, 30; Som. 34, 43. Ðú ðe oferwríhst mid wæterum ða uferan hire qui tegis aquis superiora ejus, Ps. Lamb. 103, 3. Geswinc welera heora oferwríhþ (-wríð. Ps. Surt.: -wrýhþ. Ps. Spl.) hí labor labiorum ipsorum operiet eos, 139, 10. Oferwríhþ (-wríð. Ps. Surt.: -wrýcþ, Ps. Spl.) operit, 146, 8. Oferwríhþ operit, Kent. Gl. 323. Seó sóðe lufu Godes and manna oferwrýhþ ða mengo synna charity covereth a multitude of sins, L. E. I. 36; Th. ii. 434, 39, 37. Mycel mægen ðone heofon oforþecþ and oforwrýhþ, Blickl. Homl. 93, 3. God æ-acute;lce stówe gefylþ and ufan oforwrýhþ, 19, 27. Seó sunne scínþ geond ealle eorþan gelíce, and ealre eorþan brádnysse endemes oferwrýhþ, Lchdm. iii. 236, 13. Unrehtwísnesse míne ic ne oferwráh (-wreáh, Ps. Spl. C. T.), Ps. Surt. 31, 5. Ðú oferwrige operuisti, 84, 3. Oferwráh (-wreáh, Ps. Spl.) operuit, 43, 17: 68, 8. Seó sæ-acute; ealle his crætu and riddan mid ýðan oferwreáh, Homl. Th. ii. 194, 28. Þicce genip oferwréh ðone munt, Ex. 19, 16. Oferwreogan (contexerunt) mé þýstru, Ps. Lamb. 54, 6. Ne ne beóþ gecyrred oferwreón (tó oferwreónne, Ps. Lamb.: oferwreán, Ps. Surt.) eorþan neyue convertentur operire terram, Ps. Spl. 103, 10. Sume águnnon oferwreón (velare) his ansýne, Mk. Skt. 14, 65. Nacode wé sceolan oferwreón, L. E. I. 32; Th. ii. 428, 25. Næs Salomon oferwrigen (coopertus) swá swá án of ðyson, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 29. Ðæt dysig ðæt hit æ-acute;r mid oferwrigen wæs, Bt. 39, 3; Fox 216, 6. Sýn oferwrigene operiantur, Ps. Lamb. 70, 13. Synna beóþ oferwrigenne for dæ-acute;dbóte, L. E. I. 36; Th. ii. 434, 22. Ðæ-acute;r stód án æmtig cýf oferwrogen, Homl. Th. ii. 178, 34. Se ðe wæs hwílon gescríd mid golde, hé læg ðá oferwrogen mid moldan, Chr. 1086; Erl. 221, 3. Hwítum gegyrlan oferwrohne (-wrogenne, MS. A.), Mk. Skt. 16, 5. Mid hwam beó wé oferwrogene? Mt. Kmbl. 6, 31. Oferwrogne contecta, Hpt. Gl. 417, 48.

ofer-wrígels, es; n. A covering :-- Ofyrwrígyls opertorium, Ps. Spl. C. 101, 28, Oferwrígelsum operculis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 62, 55.

ofer-writ a writing upon a subject, a letter :-- In oferwurit his in epistola sua, Mt. Kmbl. p. 8, 20.

ofer-wundenness, e; f. Experiment, proof :-- Oferwundennyssum experimentis, Hpt. Gl. 419, 38.

ofer-wyrcan to cover by working, to work a covering over something, to overlay :-- Hé hit him eft hám bebeád on ánum brede áwriten and siððan hit áwriten wæs hé hit oferworhte mid weaxe qui omnia civibus suis per tabellas scriptas, et post cera superlitas, enunciabat, Ors. 4, 5; Swt. 168, 14. Næ-acute;fre næ-acute;nig man ða læ-acute;stas sylfe ufan oferwyrcean ne mihte, ne mid golde, ne mid seolfre, Blickl. Homl. 125, 35. Hús (the temple) oferworht mid golde and mid hwítan seolfre, Ælfc. T. Grn. 7, 35: Blickl. Homl. 125, 25. Hé wæs bebyrged and oferworht syððan (a tomb was erected), Homl. Skt. i. 21, 19.

ofer-ýð, e; f. An excessive wave, wave of a tempestuous sea :-- Ná selleþ on écnysse oferýðe rihtwíse non dabit in aeternum fluctuationem justo, Ps. Spl. 54, 25.

ofesc, e; f. A border (?) :-- Ðis syndon ðæs landes gemæ-acute;ru ... Æ-acute;rest of Seferne be hígna gemæ-acute;re ... and swá be ðære alra ofesce (along the border of elders?) on ða neówan díc, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 393, 11. v. owisc.

ófest. v. ófost.

ofet, es; n. Fruit, pulse :-- Obet fraga, Wrt. Voc. ii. 109, 20. Ofet fraga (cf. streówberge fraga, 59), 36, 9: 150, 28. Ofet, wæstm fruges, frumenta, 151, 31. Ofet legumen, i. 38, 54. Ðis ofet the fruit of the tree of knowledge, Cd. Th. 46, 12; Gen. 655. Ofæt, 33, 11; Gen. 518. Ofett, Exon. Th. 202, 29; Ph. 77. Ofetes wós ydromellum, Wrt. Voc. i. 27, 43. Hit ofetes noman ágan sceolde, Cd. Th. 44, 34; Gen. 719. Ofætes, 30, 4; Gen. 461. Bergena oððe ofeta bacciniorum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 87, 29. Ofætum &l-bar; wurtum leguminibus, Hpt. Gl. 444, 71: holusculis, leguminibus, 494, 47. [Ayenb. Þet ovet of þine wombe: O. H. Ger. obaz, obez pomum, grosa: Ger. obst.]

of-faran to come up with those who are pursued, to overtake, to get near enough to attack, to reach and attack :-- Ðá Philippus wæs cirrende ðá offór hiene óðere Sciððie Triballe wæ-acute;ron hátene revertenti Philippo Triballi bello obviunt, Ors. 3, 7; Swt. 118, 1. Ðá cómon Tarentíne tó heora ágnum scipum, and ðá oðre hindan offóran, and hié ealle him tó gewildum gedydan búton v Tarentini Romanam classem praetereuntem hostiliter invaserunt, quinque tantum navibus per fugam elapsis, 4, 1; Swt. 154, 6. Ðá offóron hié ðone here hindan æt Buttingtúne and hine ðæ-acute;r bésæ-acute;ton they pursued and came up with the Danes at Buttington, and there besieged them, Chr. 894; Erl. 92, 22. Hié offóron ðone here hindan, ðá hé hámweard wæs, and him ðá wið gefuhton, 911; Erl. 100, 26. Ðá ne mehte seó fird hié ná hindan offaran, æ-acute;r hié wæ-acute;ron inne on ðan geweorce, 894; Erl. 93, 7. Se cyng ofslóh heora swá feala swá he offaran mihte, 1016; Erl. 157, 8. Ic tó fare adeo, ic eom offaren adeor, Ælfc. Gr. 37; Som. 39, 1. v. of-féran, -fylgan, -irnan, -rídan.

of-feallan to fall upon, kill by falling, destroy :-- Hit hreás underbæc and forneán offeóll ða ðe hit æ-acute;r forcurfan the tree fell backwards, and by its fall very nearly killed those who before were cutting it down, Homl. Th. ii. 510, 2. Sigferþ cyning hine offeóll and his líc ligþ æt Wimburnan King Sigferth laid violent hands on himself, and his body lies buried at Wimborne, Chr. 962; Erl. 120, 4. Hé geslóg xxv dracena and hine ðá [of] deáþ offeóll he slew 25 dragons and then death fell upon him, Salm. Kmbl. 430; Sal. 216. Seó módinys wyle offeallan ða eádmódnysse superbia inruere vult super humilitatem, Prud. 32 b. Æfter his fielle wearþ ðara cásera mæ-acute;gþ offeallen caesarum familia consumta est, Ors. 6; 6; Swt. 262, 6. v. of-fillan.

of-fellan. v. of-fillan.

of-féran to overtake (an enemy) :-- Pharao tengde æfter mid eallum his here and offérde hí æt ðære Reádan Sæ-acute; Pharaoh pressed after with all his host, and overlook the Israelites at the Red Sea, Homl. Th. ii. 194, 16: Chr. 948; Erl. 118, 19. Se cyng férde him (the Danes) æt hindan, and offérde hí innan Eást-Seaxan, and ðæ-acute;r tógædere heardlíce féngon, 1016; Erl. 158, 1. v. of-faran.

of-ferian to bear off :-- Hé fræt fíftýne men, and óðer swylc út offerede láðlícu lác, Beo. Th. 3171; B. 1583.

of-fillan to kill by felling, to kill by causing to fall, to destroy :-- Gif mon óðerne æt gemæ-acute;num weorce offelle (-fealle, MSS. B. H.), L. Alf. pol. 13; Th. i. 70, 9. Hí woldon heó sylfe offyllan oððe ádrencan ruina perituri aut fluctibus absorbendi, Bd. 4, 13; S. 582, 33. Ðá hét se déma ðæt wíf weorpan on seáþ and ðæ-acute;r mid stánum offellan, Shrn. 89, 29. Cf. of-feallan.

offrian; p. ode, ede To offer, bring a sacrifice or gift in honour of another :-- Ic offrige onsægednyssa immolavi hostiam, Ps. Spl. 26, 10.