heald
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heald
es; n. Hold, guardianship, protection, rule Hí gecuron Harold tó healdes ealles Engla landes they chose Harold to rule over all England, Chr. 1036; Erl. 164, 14. Wit synd ðisra landa hald and mund we two will be a protection and a defence to these lands, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iv. 73, 5. [Orm. hald support: Icel. hald; n. upholding, support, custody, keeping.] v. ge-heald.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.