ǽþm
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ǽþm
AddǼþm alitus, Wrt. Voc. i. 287, 71. Æthm, ii. 99, 78. Æthme vapore, 123, 14. I. breath of a living creature Ǽlces fisces sciell bið tó óðerre geféged ðæt ðǽr ne mæg nán ǽðm út be-twuxn una squama uni conjungitur, et ne spiraculum quidem incedit per eas, Past. 361, 19. II. hot breath, blast of fire Hé gefrét þæs fýres ǽþm, Hml. Th. i. 616, 24. Hí ásprungon up mid ðám fýre . . . and þǽr slóh út ormǽte stenc mid ðám ǽðmum, ii. 350, 25. III. hot vapour from liquids se ǽþm (steam from a hot kettle ) ne mæge út, Lch. ii. 338, 18. Drince on þám baþe and ne lǽte on þone éþm, 78, 24. Þá hátan wæter reócað and mycele ǽþmas (vapores ) wyrcað, Gr. D. 343, 4. Baþena ǽþmas thermarum uapores, An. Ox. 4778. IV. vapour of the human body Of hómena ǽþme and stiéme cymð eágna mist. Lch. ii. 26, 26. Þá þing þe windigne ǽþm on men wyrcen, 214, 3.
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