bred
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bred
Add:I. a board, plank Bred tabetum. Wrt. Voc. ii. 121, 81. Ic ðé bidde ðæt ðú mé on ðǽm scipgebroce ðisses lífes sum bred gerǽce, ðæt ic mæge on sittan, oð ic tó londe cume, Past. 467, 24. Legs bred þweores ofer þá fét, Lch. ii. 342, 6. Ðá ungesewenlican brega (breda? cf. (?) breden) næglas invisibiles sudum clavos, Lch. i. lxxiv, 13. II. a tablet, table for writing on Brede albo, i. tabula, Hpt. Gl. 477, 51: An. Ox. 3032. Bræde, 2, 139. Sé þæt fácn tó his cýþþe gebodade, and hit on ánum brede awrát, and siþþan mid weaxe be-worhte quod per tabelias primum scriptas, deinde ceratas, suis prodidit, Ors. 2, 5 ; S. 80, 2. Ðá stǽnenan bredu ðe sió ǽ wæs on áwriten, Past. 125, 18. On twelf bredun þe þá þeódwitan þǽrtó ámearcode, Angl. viii. 321, 41. v. gyrdel-, hand-, nam-, pic-, rihte-, tæppel-, writ-bred.
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