hold-áþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hold-áþ
es; m. An oath of fealty Hí wéron his menn and him holdáþas swóron ðæt hí woldon ongeán ealle óðre menn him holde beón they did homage to him and swore oaths of fealty to him that they would be loyal to him against all other men, Chr. 1085; Erl. 219, 7. Hé dyde ðæt ealle ða heáfodmæn on Normandig dydon manrǽden and holdáþas is sunu Willelme, 1115; Erl. 245, 12. [R. Glouc. Havel. holde-, hold-oþ.]
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