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beswīcan, class 1 strong verb. deceive; betray.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
infinitivebeswīcan
present indicative1
2
3beswīcð
past indicative1
2
3beswāc
present subjunctivebeswīce
past subjunctivebeswice
past participlebeswicene

This word occurs 7 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of beswīcan in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Battle of Maldon

  • 238 beswicene. deceived.

Boethius on Fame

  • [13] beswīcð. deceives.

Sermo Lupi ad Anglos

  • [25] beswīce. betray.
  • [14] beswicene. deceived, betrayed.

Ælfric on the Book of Job

  • [82] beswīcan. deceive, betray.
  • [64] beswāc. deceived.
  • [64] beswice. deceived.