wealdend
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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wealdend
es; m. I. one who exercises power over persons or things, a controller, master Ǽlc mon biþ wealdend ðæs ðe hé welt, næfþ hé nánne anweald ðæs ðe hé ne welt quod quisque potest, in eo validus: quod non potest, in hoc imbecillis esse censendus est, Bt. 36, 3; Fox 176, 17. Hí hine heom for god hæfdon, and hý sǽdon ðæt hé wǽre ealles gewinnes waldend (cf. hans (Odin's ) menn trúðu því, at hann ætti heimilan sigr í hverri orrostu, Ynglinga Saga, c. 2), Ors. 1, 6; Swt. 36, 21. Wé witon hé úre wæs wealdend we knew he was master of us, Blickl. Homl. 243, 18. Se ðe ðæs weddes waldend sý, L. Edm. B. 6; Th. i. 254, 22. Ðú wéndest ðæt steórleáse men wǽron gesǽlige and wealdendas ðisse worulde nequam homines potenteis felicesque arbitraris, Bt. 8, 3; Fox 14, 1. Hé wolde ðætte ealle men wǽran ealra óþra gesceafta wealdandas ille genus humanum terrenis omnibus praestare voluit, 14, 2; Fox 44, 33. II. one who exercises dominion, a ruler, governor, sovereign Ðes and ðeós wealdend hic et haec praesul, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 10; Zup. 39, 12. Cum mid ús for ðon ðe ðú eart úre wealdend, Blickl. Homl. 239, 9, Eádgár, Engla waldend, Chr. 973; Erl. 124, 9. Eádweard, hæleða wealdend, 1065; Erl. 196, 27. Englalandes wealdend, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iv. 232, 3. Ne sint wé náne waldendas eówres geleáfan non dominamur fidei vestrae, Past. 17; Swt. 115, 24. Ne sint wé náne waldendas ðisses folces non dominantes in clero, Swt. 119, 24. Ðeóda kyningas beóð ðæs folceswaldendas principes gentium dominantur eorum, Swt. 120, 3. Hié wéron seolfe wuldres waldend, Cd. Th. 266, 18; Sat. 24. Wealdendras imperatores, Scint. 215, 9, Ealdormen and þeóde wealdendras, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 350, 25. II a. applied to the Deity :-- Ánn Wealdend Drihten Dominus, Ps. Th. 65, 16. Úre fæder, ealles wealdend, cyning on wuldre, Hy. 7, 1. God ðe is wealdand and wyrhta ealra gesceafta, L. Eth. vi. 42; Th. i. 326, 13. Án is éce cyning, wealdend and wyrhta ealra gesceafta, L. I. P. 1; Th. ii. 304, 2. Se is waldend windes and goldes, Blickl. Homl. 133, 30. Wit Waldendes word forbrǽnoc, Cd. Th. 49, 26; Gen. 798. Ðæt hé Wealdende, écean Dryhtne, gebulge, Beo. Th. 4648; B. 2329. III. a possessor, master, lord 'Gewít ðú (Hagar ) ðínne waldend sécan; wuna ðǽm ðé ágon.' Heó gewát engles lárum hire hláfordum, Cd. Th. 138, 17; Gen. 2293. Se wela ne mæg his wealdend gedón nó ðý weorþron, Bt. 27, 2; Fox 98, 13: 16, 3; Fox 56, 3, 17. Se wela and se anweald náuht ágnes gódes nabbaþ, ne náuht þurhwuniendes heora wealdendum sellan ná magon, 27, 4; Fox 100, 22. [Creatorem celi et terre scuppende and weldende of heouene and of orðe, O. E. Homl. i. 75, 26. Wealdende, ii. 17, 32. Godd, domes waldend, Laym. 28205. Waldende (weldende, 2nd MS.), 25568. Goth. garda*-*waldands οἰκοδεσπότης: O. Sax. waldand (used of the Deity): O. H. Ger. Waltant (proper name): Icel. valdandi.] v. eal[l]- (al-), ofer-, þrym-wealdend, and next word.
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