borh
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borh
Add: I. responsibility for performance, payment, &c., by another, suretyship, security Borges andsaca (-u?) infictiatio, idem et abjuratio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 49, 27. Feohlǽnung bútan borge ypotheca, i. 21, 9. Ðis synt þá men þe synt anburge (-byrge? cf. Icel. á-byrgð responsibility; or on borge ?) betwínon Eádgyfe abbedysse and Leófríce abbode æt þám lande æt stoctúne, Cht. E. 256, 7. Gilébdae borg concesserim vadimonium, Txts. 106, 1090. Ðá ðe berað on hira greádum ðá fatu tó ðǽm temple on hira ágenne borg qui ad templum vasa in sinu propriae sponsionis portant, Past. 77, 7. Ðú eart on borg begán ðínum friénd incidisti in manus proximi tut, 193, 17. Eóde þyses ealles on borh Ælfgár Alfgar became responsible for the performance of all this, Cht. Th. 313, 3. ¶ on, under borh sellan to lend on security :-- Geléned feoh vel on borh geseald res credita, Wrt. Voc. i. 20, 70. Gode on borgh geseald foenerata Domino, 55, 21. Ne þurfon gé wénan orceápe sellon, gé under Drihtnes borh syllaþ. Bl. H. 41, 13. Ia. lending on security; what is so lent, loan, debt of a borrower :-- Borh foenus, borge fenore, Wrt. Voc. ii. 35, 23, 24. Borg, 108, 42. Borg vel lǽn fenus, i. lucrum, usura, 148, 23. Borge mutuo, 56, 5. man ǽlcne borh águlde ut quicquid in mutuo ab aliquo acceptum erat restitueretur, Cht. Th. 550, 26. Þá þe on festendagum willað hiora borga manian (call in their loans) . . . gé ásécað ealle eówre borgas (loans, not debtors as in Dict. ), Ll. Th. ii. 438, 33-36. Scytte man mína borgas, Cht. Th. 568, 19. ¶ tó borge on loan ; tó borge sellan to lend :-- Tó borge (qui accipit) mutuum, Kent. Gl. 817. Se rihtwísa syleð óþrum tó borge Justus commodat, Ps. Th. 36, 25. Þá rihtwísan syllað ǽgþer ge tó borge ge tó gife, 20. Sum mon sealde óþrum scilling seolfres tó borge, Shrn. 127, 26. II. of persons Sanctulus his borh (fide-jussor ) wæs, Gr. D. 253, 26. Se godfæder wæs þæs cildes forspreca and borh wið God, Hml. Th. ii. 50, 17. [v. N. E. D. borrow.] v. friþ-, hýre-, in-, wer-borh.
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