healdend
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
healdend
es; m. One who holds, keeps, sustains, rules, a guardian, keeper, ruler Hér líþ beheáfdod healdend úre here lies our ruler beheaded, Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 32; Jud. 290. Ic ðæs folces beó hyrde and healdend I will be the people's shepherd and keeper, Cd. 106; Th. 139, 25; Gen. 2315. Se hálga healdend and wealdend the holy preserver and ruler, Andr. Kmbl. 450; An. 225. Se healdend the ruler, Cd. 98; Th. 130, 17; Gen. 2161. From ðam healdende ðe mé hringas geaf from the guardian who gave me rings, Exon. 105 b; Th. 402, 1; Rä. 21, 23. Mið haldendum cum custodibus, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 27, 66. v. healdan.
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