eáw-fæst
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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eáw-fæst
adj. [eáw = ǽw, ǽ law; fæst fast, fixed] Firm in observing the law, religious, pious; religiōsus, pius Gregorius wæs of æðelborenre mægþe and eáwfæstre acenned Gregory was born of a noble and pious family, Homl. Th. ii. 118, 7. Se eáwfæsta papa the pious pope, ii. 118, 8. Mid eáwfæstum þeáwum relĭgiōsis mōrĭbus, Bd. 3, 23; S. 555, 4. v. ǽ-fæst.
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