bodung
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bodung
Add: I. annunciation, declaration, making known (cf. bodian, I), 1. announcement by a messenger (cf. bodung-dæg) Hé ( Antecrist ) sent his bodan geond ealne middaneard, and his hlisa and bodung bið fram sǽ tó sǽ, Wlfst. 195, 20. 2. declaration by a witness, testimony Lóca hwonne se tíma cumen bið, þæt heora bodung geendod bið cum finierint testimonium suum (Rev. 11, 7), Wlfst. 199, 17. 3. interpretation Bodunge conjectionis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 23, 67. 4. glossing logical terms Bodunga praedicamentorum, An. Ox. 3129. Lára, bodunga cathegorias i. nuntiationes ł praedicationes, 3128. II. reciting, rehearsing :-- Gif hwylc bróðor wǽgð and misféhð on boduncge sealma oðþe ræpsa si quis dum pronuntiat psalmum aut responsorium fallitur, R. Ben. 71, 5. III. boastful assertion (cf. bodian, III) :-- þæt dígle þing beón scolde, tó sige, þæt is tó bodunge and tó getotes gylpe hý gewyrcaþ, R. Ben. 136, 22. IV. preaching :-- Seó bodung forestæpð, and Drihten cymð syþþan tó þæs mannes móde þe ðá bodunge gehýrð, Hml, Th. ii. 530, 10. Heora (the Apostles') bodunge swég swégde geond eall, and heora word be*-*cómon tó eorþan gemǽrum, Hml. A. 56, 144. Hé mé ( St. Paul) tó bodunga sende, Bl. H, 185, 33. Críst clypode on his bodunge, Hml. S. 16, 130. Se cyning gerehte his witum þæs bisceopes bodunge, 26, 66. Þurh Paules bodunga. Bl. H. 173, 18. Bodunge, R. Ben. 4, 5: Hml. Th. i. 58, 30. Hí mid bysnungum wel ne lǽdað, ne mid bodungum wel ne lǽrað, Ll. Th. ii. 328, 2. Bodengum, Wlfst. 276, 24. Hé á his bodunga mid gebysnungum ástealde, Hml. Th. ii. 148, 26. v. fore-, godspell-bodung.
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