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.
- 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.
Favour, protection, grace [of a superior to an inferior], loyalty, allegiance [of the inferior to the superior]
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- hyld, n.