wíte-fæst
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wíte-fæst
adj. In slavery as a punishment for crime. v. wíteþeów Hé wyle ðæt man freóge æfter his dæge ǽlcne wítefæstne man ðe on his tíman forgylt wǽre si quis, secundum patriae Anglie morem, in aliquam incurrisset servitutem tempore sue potestatis, libertate sibi penitus contributa, relaxatus ejus jussu est, Chart. Th. 551, 14. Ic gean ðæt man gefreóge ǽlcne wítefæstne man ðe ic on sprǽce áhte, 557, 21.
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