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BE-SCERAN -- BE-SIRWAN 83

On ðisum dagum . . . búton sum heálic freólsdæg him on besceóte, Hml. Th. ii. 244, 28.

be-sceran. Add: -- Besceoren decalvatum, decollatum. Wrt. Voc. ii. 138, 5. I. to shave a person, head, &c. :-- Hé beáh tó ðam mynstre, and wearð bescoren (received the tonsure), Hml. Th. ii. 348, 30. Sum wæs bescoren preóst quidam erat attonsus ut clericus, Bd. 5, 12 ; S. 628, 35. Hé wearð bescoren tó Crístes þeówðóme, Hml. S. 6, 240. Seó bescorene hálignes tonsa sanctitas, R. Ben. 135, 28. II. to cut off hair :-- Bescear heó hire feax swá weras, Shrn. 31, 7. Beard him beónn bescoren. Lch. iii. 198, 29. Samson besceorenum fexe (with shorn locks), Hml. Th. i. 488, 9. O. L. Ger. bi-sceran detondere: O. Frs. bi-skera: O. H. Ger. pi-sceran decalvare, depilare.] v. un-bescoren.

be-sceredness, e ; f. Deprivation, abdication :-- Bescyrednesse abdicatione, Wit. Voc. ii. 7, 57.

be-scerian. Add: To deprive a person (acc.) of something (gen., dat. (inst.) or prep.) :-- Hé méde hyne bescyrað (privat), Scint. 123, 16. Tó hwon bescyredest þú þé twyfealdre bletsunga ?, Bl. H. 49, 35. Hwá bescirede mé mínes hihtes?, Hml. S. 33, 96. Bescyrede fraudaret, Wrt. Voc. ii. 38, 24. Ic eom bescyred fraudor, 18. Bescered, 37, 58. Bescyred depeculatus, i. vastatus, depraedatus, depopulatus, 138, 78. [O. L. Ger. bi-scerian frustrare: O. H. Ger. pi-scerien privare, fraudare.]

be-scílan to give a side loot at. v. passage under be-sfcylian in Dict. Cf. sceolh.

be-scínan. Add: -- Godes beorhtnys hí besceán, Hml. Th. i. 30, 16. Warna þú Vthorn-bar; hý ná sunne ne bescíne, Lch. i. 318, 15. [v. N. E. D. be-schine. Goth. bi-skeinan : O. Frs. bi-schína: O. H. Ger pi-scínan circumfulgere.]

be-scítan. For Cot. 189 substitute Wrt. Voc. ii. 84, 71, and add: [O. H. Ger. pi-scizzan oblitu s.]

be-screádian, be-scrifen. Dele.

be-screopan. l. -screpan, and add: -- Hofe bescrepen . . . rinde clæ-acute;ne and bescrepene. Lch. ii. 270, 3, 4.

be-scúfan, -sceófan. Add: I. to thrust, cast into a place :-- Seó gýtsung manega bescýfð (precipitat) on fýr, Prud. 60. þeacute; se Ælmihtiga [on] heolstor besceáf, An. 1193. Hí hine on cwearterne bescufon, Hml. i. 18, 440. Hét ontendan fýr, and hí tómiddes besceófan, 7, 219. Hét hiera bescúfan in þá eá DC jubeo ex his . dc. influmen mitti, Nar. 11, 9 : 24, 13. On dimhofe wæs bescofen in latibulum truditur, An. Ox. 3769. Sý þú on besceofen detrudere, on besceofene detrusis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 139, 41-43. Besceofene fraecipitata, Wülck. Gl. 254, 36. II. to force to something :-- Gif hé hí neédunge tó his ðeówte gebígde, oððe gif hé hí tó yfelnysse bescufe, Hml. Th. i. 112, 7. Hwá dorste ðæs gewilnian, þæt se Ælmihtiga Cyning sceolde besceófan tó cwale his áucennedan. æðeling?, ii. 6, 21. Bescúfende trudentes (ad erroris nau&dash-uncertain;fragia), An. Ox. 5477.

be-scyldigian. Dele : be-scylian. v. be-scviacute;lan : be-scyrednes. v. be-sceredness: be-scyrung. Dele: be-seah, Dóm. L. 241. v. be-sencan.

be-secgan. Add: I. to announce :-- Seó wearð gebróht and besæ-acute;d þám cyninge, Hml. A. 94, 87. Ia. with on, to bring a charge against, accuse :-- Dá leásan gewitan him on besæ-acute;don : ' Ne geswícð ðes man . . . , ' Hml. Th. i. 46, 1. II. to deny a charge, excuse one's self, Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 11. [Elch sinne him seluen biseið (declares), 0. E. Homl. ii. 176, 3. O. Frs. bi-seka to deny a charge: O. Sax. bi-seggian to declare the truth : O. H. Ger. pi-sagén addicere : Ger. be-sagen to mention

be-sencan. Add: pp. -senct To plunge, submerge, drown; v. N. E. D. be-sench :-- Donne blindum beseah (-sencþ?) biterum lígum earme on ende tunc caecis merget flammis sine fine misellos, Dóm. L. 241. Weleras unwíses besenceað (praecipitabunt) hyne, Scint. 96, 3. Hé xiii scipa on sæ-acute;besencte, Ors. 4, 6 ; S. 172, 10. God besencte Pharao, Hml. Th. i. 312, 5. Wé besencton obsorbuimus. Bl. Gl. Hí hine besencton on þá eá æt his cneówa, Bl. H. 43, 29. Besencean oþþe gecwylman mergere aut mortificare, Coll. M. 24, 33. Besencendum submergente, An. Ox. 1739. Besenced of ðæ-acute;m yfemestum tó ðæm nieðerhestan, Past. 134, 24. On helle besenct, Hml. Th. i. 330, 26. Besencedum summerso. An. Ox. 11, 99. Besente demersos, 3078. Besencte, Bl. H. 49, 8. [O. Sax. bi-senkian: O. L. Ger. be-sencan.]

be-sendan to send :-- Ic on besende inmitto, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 172, 11. On ðám ðwyrnyssum þe ús se Ælmihtiga on besent, Hml. Th. ii. 460, 15. Besende se deófol swilc geþanc on þone munuc, Hml. S. 31, 1073 : 33. 161.

be-sengan. Add :-- Þ á fúlan sceanda hé besengð on helle, Hml. A. 115, 439. [Wordes huerof he may him berne oþer bezenge. þe prive cat bezengþ ofte his scin, Ayenb. 230, 4. O. H. Ger. pi-sengen concremare.] v. un-besenged.

be-seolfrian, -silfran to cover with silver :-- Besi(l)frede deargentatae, Ps. Srt. 67, 14. Cf. ofer-seolfrian.

be-seón. Add: I. intrans. To look. (1) absolute, (a) physical :-- Ne beseoh þú underbæc noli respicere post tergum, Gen. 19, 17. (b) mental :-- Mann þe hys hand ásett on hys sulh and on bæc besyhð, Lk. 9, 62. Beseoh (respice) and gehýr mé, Ps. Spl. 12, 3. (2) with preps. (a) physical :-- Beseó hé upp tó þæ-acute;re næ-acute;ddran, and hé leofað, swá hé besihð on hig, Num. 21, 8. Swá ðá eágan on besióð, Bt. 41, 4; F. 252, 13. Of heofenum beseah Drihten Dominus de coelo prospexit, Ps. Th. 52, 3. þæt folc beseah on Faraones here, Ex. 14, 10. Hé beseah tó heofenum, Hml. Th. i. 62, 9: Ap. Th. 11, 18. Hé underbæc beseah wið þæs wælfylles, Gen. 2562. þonne hié besáwon on þá burg, Ors. 2, 8 ; S. 92, 32. Beó se canon him ætforan eágum, beseó tó, LK Th. ii. 250, 24. (b) mental, to look with favour, attention, expectation, &c. :-- Hé næ-acute;fre ne besyhð to ðæ-acute;re uplican are, Past. 67, 14. Beseah Drihten tó Abele and tó his lácum, Gen. 4, 4, 5. Hé beseah wið mín, and gehýrde mín gebed, Ps. Th. 39, 1. Ealle heó on áne ídelnesse symle beségan omnes declinaverunt, simul inutiles facti sunt 52, 4. Beseoh tó mé, Ps. Th. 12, 3: 21, 1. Beseoh mé tó fultume intende in adjutorium meum, 37, 21. Beseoh þi mé on fultun. respice in auxilium meum, 70, 11, Beseoh tó ús, Gen. 47, 25. þéh Godes bydel misdó, ne beseó man ná þæ-acute;rtó ealles tó swýðe, Wlfst. 178, 11. II. reflexive, (1) absolute :-- þá hé hyne beseah, þá geseah hé olfendas cum elevasset oculos, vidit camelos. Gen. 24, 63: 33, 1: Hml. S. 23 b, 772. Þá beseah hé hyne ymbútan hider and þider cum circum-spexisset huc atque illuc, Ex. 2, 12. Ne beseoh þú þe ná, Lch. i. 202, 17. þ-bar; hé hine underbæc ne besáwe. Bt. 35, 6; F. 170, 9. (2) with prep. :-- Beseah hé hine underbæc wiþ ðæs wífes. Bt. 35, 6 ; F. 170, 14. þ-bar; hé hine ne besió tó his ealdun yfelum, 17. III. trans. To see about, care for, attend to, provide for :-- Ealle fata and spéde hé sceal beseón omnia vasa cunctamque substantiam conspiciat, R. Ben. 55, 1. Hé wæs wel besewen on reáfe and yfele on þeáwum, Hml. Th. i. 534, 3. Hláf well besewen and well gesyfled, C. D. iv. 278, 4. Behealde hé þæt his oflétan ne beón yfele besewene, Ll. Th. ii. 360, 27. Manega mid upplicre besawene gyfe multi superna respecti gratia, Scint. 46, 15; [Goth. bi-saihwan : O. Frs. bi-sia : O. Sax. be-sehan: O. H. Ger. pi&dash-uncertain;sehan.]

be-seón; p. -sáh to strain upon, sprinkle :-- Ród blode bestémed, biseón mid swáte, Cri. 1088. v. seón to strain, and cf. be-siftan.

be-seóþan to boil away, reduce by boiling :-- Wæter besoden oþ þone þriddan dæ-acute;l, Lch. ii. 188, 16. Seóþ þú hyt swá swíðe þat se þridda[n]-dæ-acute;l beó besodan, iii. 92, 19.

be-seowian (-siwian) to besew (v. N. E. D. s. v. ), sew up :-- Hí besywodon Crísantum mid þæ-acute;re hýde, Hml. S. 35, 159. Séc stáuas . . . beseowa hira . iii. on þon þe þú wile (sew them up in anything you please), Lch. ii. 306, 9. Bisiuuidi (-siudi) uuerci opere plumario, Txts. 80, 699. Besiwed feðergeweorc, Wrt. Voc. ii. 63, 45. Besiwodon suto, Germ. 399, 470 [O. H. Ger. pi-siuuit uuerdan insui.]

be-settan. Add; I. to set, place, (1) with on, (a) to put one thing in another :-- Ic on besette insero, Ælf. Gr. Z. 166, 3. God ðá sáwle beset on ðone líchaman, Hml. Th. i. 292, 31. He him sawle on besett, ii. 206, 25. þá hé on his geleáffulra heortan beset, 524, 12. (b) to place hope, reliance on, inflict persecution on :-- Deófol Godes gecorenum éhtnysse on besett, Hml. Th. ii. 200, 10. Wé besettað úrne hiht on eów, i. 24, 2. Hí heora hiht on þissum lífe besettað, 172, 14. Ealne módes hiht on God sylfne besette man, Wlfst. 75, 5. On besettan inpingere. An. Ox. 4229. (2) with tó, to apply :-- Nylle gé heortan tó besettan (apponere), Ps. L. 61, 11. II. to surround: -- þ æ-acute;t. líc læg mid mannum besett. Hml. Th. ii. 346, 5. His líc læg ealle þá niht inne beset, 348, 19. Wítum besette on helle, Wlfst. 145, 31. II a. to besiege :-- Gé beóð lange inne besette, Deut. 28, 53. III. to set with something inserted :-- Hé eall wæs beset mid heora scotungum, Hml. S. 32, 117. Hié wæ-acute;ron ymb eal útan mid eágum besett, Past. 195, 19. [Goth. bi-satjan : O. H. Ger. pi-sezzen.]

be-sewen. v. be-seón, III.

be-sidian; p. ode To regulate :-- Besceáwige se abbod and hate be&dash-uncertain;sidian þæ-acute;ra reáfa gemet, R. Ben. 89, 18. v. sydung in Dict.

be-siftan; p. te To sift over, cover by sifting, sprinkle with dust :-- Ealle heora heáfda wæ-acute;ron mid duste besyfte, Homl. S. 23, 155. Cf. be-seón to sprinkle.

be-sígan; p. -sáh To rush :-- On besígendum ingruenti. An. Ox. 4126.

be-sincan. Add :-- Hé besanc tó grunde he sank to the bottom, Hmlf S. 25, 348. Gníd swýðe þ-bar; þá sealfa in besincen, Lch. ii. 282, 1. Forlét hé his fét on þá eorþan besincan, Bl. H. 127, 22 ; Ors. 4, 2 ; S. 160, 30. Hwonne hié on þá eorþan besuncene wurden, 2, 6; S. 88, 14. [O. Sax. be-sincan.]

besining. Dele, and see bésming.

be-sirwan (-si(e)rian); p. (e)de To ensnare, entrap, circumvent :-- Hé ofslóg and besirede his getreówne ðegn devotum militem sub studio fraudis extinxit, Past. 393, 8. Hiene Artabatus besirede and ofslóg per Artabatum circumventus occiditur, Ors. 2, 5 ; S. 84, 24. Besierede, 4, 5 ; S. 170, 2 ; 6, 32 ; S. 274, 3. Pontius hæfde þone consul besired, 3, 10; 8. 140, 22. Rómáne besierede wæ-acute;ron, 3, 8; S. 120, 27. Earme men wæ-acute;ron beswicene and hreówlíce besyrwde (-sirwde, v. l.), Wlfst. 158, 12, v. be-syrwan, -serian, -syrewian, -Syrian in Dict.