To beget, generate (of light), engender, copulate (both of animals and humans), lie with, be born, come into the world.
A man straineth, liveth, then dieth.
A wife he nam; a son on her he strained.
Eadie is his spouse, whose maid-hood is unwemmed, when he, on her, straineth.
He shall strain on her a swith selely son.
Man, look at that cat straining that kitty.
Naked they gan; nis there none of other agramed; ne for their nakedhood ashamed; without lust of sin they strain.
Our Drighten sent his high angel Gabriel to ..Zachariah.. to say that he should strain a holy child and clepe it John.
Our healand was strained of the heavenly father ere then that heaven or earth shapen were.
The sun straineth light.
Thy wife is thine alone, only thou mayest strain on her; no other man may strain on thy wife ne mayest thou strain on a wife of another.