heald
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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heald
adj. Bent, inclined Ðeáh hí síen ásigen tó yfele and ðider healde though they are sunk to evil and thither inclined, Bt. 24, 4; Fox 84, 29. Ealle bióþ of dúne healde wið ðære eorþan all are bent down towards the earth, 41, 6; Fox 254, 28. Ða men lágon áþænede on ðære eorþan mid of dúne healdum ondwleotan the men lay stretched out on the ground with faces turned downwards, Shrn. 81, 26. [Icel. hallr leaning, sloping: O. H. Ger. hald clivus, obliquus, pronus.]
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