for-healdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-healdan
to withhold, keep back, disregard; detinēre, neglīgĕre, contemnĕre Hæfdon hý forhealden helm Scylfinga they had disregarded the helm of the Scylfings [had deserted him ], Beo. Th. 4751; B. 2381: Bt. 29, 1; Fox 102, 17. [Ger. ver-halten to reserve, withhold, conceal.]
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