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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *biþakjaną, equivalent to be- +‎ þeċċan.

VerbEdit

beþeċċan

  1. To cover
    Hēo beþeahte hiere līchaman mid sċīetan.
    She covered her body with a bedsheet.
    Snāw beþeahte þā beorgas.
    Snow covered the mountains.

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • beþeccan in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary