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Add: I. a dwelling Þǽr wæs ðá kyninges bold (uilla regia), hét Eádwine þǽr cyrican timbrian, on Donafelda, þá þá hǽðenan mid ealle þí bolde [boðle, v. l.] forbærndon . . . For ðám þá æftercyningas him bold (uillam) worhton on ðám lande þe Loides hátte, Bd. 2, 14; Sch. 173, 14-22. se líg náht þǽre burge boldes ne gehrínan ne dorste ut flamma contingere quidquam aedificii non auderet, Gr. D. 48, 11. Hwá féhð tó þám ðe þú lange samnodest, oððe hwám gearwadest þu þín bold and þíne getimbru, nú þíne erfeweardas lifian ne mótan?, Wlfst. 261, 8. é II. a town. Cf. tún :-- In þám bolde þe is háten Eoferwícceaster, Angl. x. 141, 13. (The last two passages are from a 12th-century MS. ) ¶ in place-names, e. g. Wíc-bold, C. D. vi. 351. Æt Nióweboldan Newbold, iii. 256, 11. [v. N. E. D. bold.] v. wer-bold.
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