of-healdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-healdan
to withhold, keep back, retain Hé lét niman of hyre ealle ða betstan gærsuma ðe heó ofhealdan ne mihte he had all the best valuables, that she could not keep back, taken from her. Chr. 1035 ; Erl. 164, 23. Mí gauil hé hauiþ ofhealden my rent he has withheld. Chart. Th. 427, 30. [Ayenb, to ofhealde to retain.] v. of-habban.
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