ge-heald
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-heald
-hæld, es; m. [?] n. [?] I. a holding, keeping, guard, observing; observantia He sende him stafas and gewrit be gehealde rihtra Eástrana he sent him a letter and epistle about the holding of right Easters, Bd. 5, 21; S. 643, 8. Habbaþ gé gehæld habetis custodiam, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 27, 65 : Rtl. 123, 31 : Shrn. 36, 30. II. a keeper, guardian, protection; custos, tūtēla Willelm eorl sceolde beón [MS. ben] his geheald earl William was to be his guardian, Chr. 1070; Th. 347, 7. Ælfgár eorl gesóhte Griffines geheald on Norþwealan earl Ælfgar sought Griffith's protection in North Wales, 1055; Th. 325, 20. He beó ðǽrto geheald and mund under me let him be thereto guardian and patron under me, Thorpe Chart. 391, 17. v. ge-hyld.
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