Middle English Dictionary Entry

scrīthen v.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

1.
(a) To go, travel, come; of a spear: fly; ~ from, escape from (sb.); ben scrithen; (b) fig. to enter (into sb., the heart or mind of sb.); slip (out of the thoughts of sb.); (c) to fall, slip, slide; ben scrithen; (d) to lapse (into a sin, vice, etc.); ben scrithen; (e) ppl. scrithinge, of thoughts: erring; of riches: transient.
2.
To urge, entreat; urge (sb.); -- also without obj.; also refl.