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hleápere

  • noun [ masculine ]
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hleápere, es; m.
A leaper, dancer, runner, courier
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  • Hleápere

    saltator,

      Wrt. Voc. 73, 70.
  • Tuegen hleáperas Ælfréd cyning sende mid gewritum

    king Alfred sent two couriers with letters,

      Chr. 889; Erl. 86, 23.
Etymology
[Prompt. Parv. lepare or rennare cursor: Scot. land-louper: Icel. hlaupari a courser, charger: O. H. Ger. loufari circumcellio, cursor: Ger. laufer.]
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  • hleápere, n.