eard-fæst
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eard-fæst
Dele 'earth-fast,' and add: domiciled: I. of human beings On ðǽre dene Drihten selfa þára eádmétta eardfæst wunigað (cf. Crist eardað on þǽre dene eádmódnesse, Bt. 12; F. 36, 22), Met. 7, 38. Þá Seaxan wǽron eardfæste néh þǽm gársecge Saxones, gens in Oceani litoribus sita, Ors. 6, 33; S. 288, 22. II. of things Fýr fiólan ne mæg eft æt his éðle, þǽr óðer fýr úp ofer eall þis eardfæst wunað, Met. 20, 156.
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