forgripan

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Equivalent to for- +‎ grīpan.

Verb[edit]

forgrīpan

  1. to grasp or seize
  2. to seize and carry off
  3. to assail, overwhelm
  4. to destroy
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Etymology 2[edit]

Equivalent to for- +‎ grīpan.

Verb[edit]

forgrīpan

  1. to take before
  2. to carry off too soon
  3. to preoccupy
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  • FŌRGRĪPAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary