hýða

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hýða (third-person singular past indicative hýddi, supine hýtt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to spank, to whip
    • (23-24), Acts 22, King James Version (English, Icelandic)
      Nú sem þeir æptu og vingsuðu klæðum sínum og þyrluðu ryki í loft upp, skipaði hersveitarforinginn að fara með hann inn í kastalann og hýða hann og kúga hann með því til sagna, svo að hann kæmist að því, fyrir hverja sök þeir gjörðu slík óp að honum.
      And as they cried out, and cast off their clothes, and threw dust into the air, the chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know wherefore they cried so against him.
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative, of fruit) to peel, to decorticate

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