Middle English Dictionary Entry

bikeren v.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) To make an attack or assault; enter into or engage in combat; make war (upon an enemy); ~ togeder, clash; (b) to attack (with missiles); ~ at, ~ ayen; also, struggle (against) or contend (with a foe).
(a) To attack (sb.); ~ the sege, undertake the assault; (b) the batel bikereth, the fight begins or goes on.