þreápian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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þreápian
p. ode To rebuke, reprehend Oft gelimpeþ, ðonne hé tó suíðe and tó ðearllíce ðreápian (ðreáwian, ðreátian, Cott. MSS.) wile his hiéremenn, ðæt his word beóþ gehwyrfedo tó unnyttre ofersprǽce plerumque contingit, ut, dum culpa subditorum cum magna invectione corripitur, magistri lingua usque ad excessus verba pertrahatur, Past. 21; Swt. 165, 17. [Þrepe arguere, Ps. 93, 10. Himm birrþ þræpenn wiþþ skill onnȝæness alle sinness he must with discretion contend against all sins, Orm. 5744. Whan ȝe aȝens the prechur threpe when ye blame the preacher (quotation in Halliwell's Dict.). Há þreapeð aȝein þe, Kath. 1916. Bihat al tu wult, þreap (threaten) þrefter inoh, 5499. In þraldom to þrepe (contend) with þe werld, Destr. Tr. 12134. Þai þrappit with stormys, 2003. They threpide wyth the throstille, D. Arth. 930. See also Halliwell's Dict. threap, thripe; Jamieson's Dict. threpe. Cf. Al þet fortune may þreapny (threaten) an do, Ayenb. 84, 20.] v. þrípel, and next word.
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