hí-réd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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hí-réd
hírd, es; m. A household, house, family, the body of domestic retainers of a great man or king, a court, the members of a religious house, a company, band of associates Híréd vel híwrǽden familia, Wrt. Voc. 72, 28. Se hálga hýréd wæs wunigende ánmódlíce on gebedum the holy company continued with one accord in prayers, Homl. Th. i. 314, 4: Cd. 226; Th. 302, 1; Sat. 592: 221; Th. 288, 5; Sat. 376. Se hírd on Seynt Eádmundsbiri the brotherhood at Bury St. Edmunds, Chart. Th. 574, 28, 33. Mín ówen hírd my own family, 575, 21. Hírédes fæder paterfamilias, Mt. Kmbl. 10, 25. Hírédes ealdor, 20, 1. Hýrédes hláford, Wrt. Voc. 73, 20. Hírédes móder materfamilias, 73, 21. An gewitnesse ðes hírédes æt Cristes cirican with the witness of the brotherhood at Christchurch, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. ii. 3, 36. Gif hé stalie on gewitnesse ealles his hírédes gongen hie ealle on þeówot if he steal with the knowledge of all his household let them all go into slavery, L. In. 7; Th. i. 106, 17. Of Davides húse and híréde de domo et familia David, Lk. Skt. 2, 4. Tó dæg is ðisum híréde hǽl gefremmed hodie solus domui huic facta est, Homl. Th. i. 582, 5. Cwæþ ðæt hé mid ðam Hǽlende on hýréde wǽre said that he was in company with Jesus, ii. 248, 31. Hit ne biþ ná hús búton hit beo mid híréde áfylled it is no house unless it be filled with a household, 582, 13. Ic wille ðat alle míne men bén fré on hírde and on túne I desire that all my men be free both in my household and vill, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iv. 269, 12. Ðam híréde intó ealdan mynstre to the brotherhood at the old monastery, Chart. Th. 499, 14. Lucinius bebeád ðæt nán cristen mon ne cóme on his hieréde Licinius omnes Christianos e palatio suo jussit expelli, Ors. 6, 30; Swt. 282, 28. On sumes cyninges híréde in tanti patrisfamilias dispositissima domo, Bt. 36, 1; Fox 172, 18: 29, 2; Fox 104, 29: L. Edm. S. 4; Th. i. 248, 23: L. C. S. 60; Th. i. 408, 14: L. R. 3; Th. i. 190, 20. Ðá oferhogodeherodes hine mid hys híréde sprevit autem ilium erodes cum exercitu suo, Lk. Skt. 23, ii: Cd. 222; Th. 290, 30; Sat. 423. God geswang Farao and ealne his híréd flagellavit Dominus Pharaonem et domum ejus, Gen. 12, 17. Ðone geset hys hláfurd ofer his híréd quem constituit dominus suus supra familiam suam, Mt. Kmbl. 24, 45: Cd. 106; Th. 139, 16; Gen. 2310. Gif hé beó tó ðam gewelegod ðæt hé hýréd and éht áge if he be so enriched as to have a household and property, L. Wg. 7; Th. i. 186, 23 [cf. 13 híwisc landes]. Frióne hieréd a free monastery, L. Alf. pol. 2; Th. i. 62, 1, v. note. Se cyng heóld ðǽr his híréd v dagas the king held his court there five days, Chr. 1085; Erl. 218, 18, 39. [O. E. Hom. hired: Orm. hird, hirrd: Laym. hiredes, gen; hirde, dat: A. R. hird: O. H. Ger. hí-rát connubium: Ger. heirath.] DER. in-híréd. v. híwan.
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