hyld
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hyld
held, es; m. Favour, protection, grace [of a superior to an inferior], loyalty, allegiance [of the inferior to the superior] Ic hálsige eów for ðæs cáseres helda ðæt gé mé secgon I adjure you by your allegiance to the emperor that you tell me, Nicod. 8; Thw. 4, 7. Gecýþe ðæt on Godes helde and on hláfordes let him declare that on his faith towards God and the lord, L. C. S. 23; Th. i. 388, 23. On gesyhþe ðara háligra ðe ðínne held curan in the sight of the saints that chose thine allegiance [chose thee as their lord ]; ante conspectum sanctorum tuorum, Ps. Th. 51, 8. Ðe his hyld curon, Cd. 198; Th. 246, 19; Dan. 481. Gé ðe úres ðaes hálgan Godes held begangeþ ye who practise loyally towards our holy God, Ps. Th. 133, 2. Ðeáh ðe ic on mínes húses hyld gegange si introiero in tabernaculum domus meæ, 131, 3. Hyld hæfde his ferlorene he had lost the favour of his chief, Cd. 16; Th. 20, 1; Gen. 301. Hæfde wuldres beám werud gelǽded on hild godes the pillar of glory had conducted the host into the favour of God, 170; Th. 214, 13; Exod. 568. On gástes hyld, 195; Th. 243, 23; Dan. 440. Hylda leáse without favours, Exon. 53 a; Th. 186, 20; Az. 21. Ðé ǽfre on fullum hyldum hold and on fulre lufe faithful to thee with full faith and with full love, Chart. Th. 598, 31. For eówrum hyldum ðe gé mé symble cýddon for your fidelity that yon have ever shewn me, L. Edg. 5, 12; Th. i. 276, 19. v. helde, hyldu, gehyld, hold; Grmm. R. A. 252.
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