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éþel
AddÉþl clima, i. plaga, Wrt. Voc. ii. 131, 74. I. in connexion with human beings. 1. a person's native country, fatherland Ǽþel patria, Wrt. Voc. i. 80, 40, All lond ł oeðel omnis regio, Mt. L. 3, 5. Þín wræcstów is þám monnum éþel þe þǽron geborene wǽran, Bt. 11, 1 ; F. 32, 28. Seó burg (Tyre) wæs on ǽrdagum heora (the Carthaginians' ) ieldrena éðel, Ors. 4, 5 ; S. 168, 11. Þæt wíf wæs áfaren fram gemǽrum hire éðeles, Hml. Th. ii. 110, 13. Swá gemindige mínes gódes swá bið manna gehwilc metes and éþeles (of food and fatherland ), Lch. i. 384, 26. Hé bebeád þæt ǽlc þára þe on elðeódignesse wǽre cóme tó his ágnum earde and tó his fæder oeþle, Ors. 5, 14; S. 248, 24. Hé wilnode tó hys éðle tó cumanne of his wræcsíðe, Ps. Th. 41, arg. In eard ł oeðel (oeþel, R.) his in patria sua, Mt. L. 13, 57. In oeðel ł lond hiora in regionem suam, 2, 12. Sume naman synd patriae, þá geswuteliað þæs mannes éþel, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 13, 4. Ic hæfde bróþer and éðel on Egyptum, Hml. S. 23 b, 324. Ne cymst þú on þínne éþel ðonan þú férdest ǽr uiuus in patriam non reuerteris amplius, Nar. 29, 12, 19. Ðá kyningas hiora onweald innanbordes gehióldon, and eác út hiora éðel gerýmdon, Past. 3, 8 : Vald. 1, 31. Alle oeðlas ðeóda omnes terrae gentium, Ps. Srt. 21, 28. (1 a) the land of the living, this world :-- On éþele ł earde lifigendra in regione uiuorum, Ps. L. 114, 9. (I b) an adopted country :-- [Mi]d elþeóde éðel healdan to settle in a foreign country, Bo. 36. (1 c) fig. proper condition :-- Ic ongeat ðú wǽre út áfaren of þínes fæder éþele, is of mínum lárum, Bt. 5, 1; F. 8, 29. (1 d) used of heaven (or hell) as the home of man after death Ðæt wuldor ðæs úplican éðles, Past. 159, 23. Þæs heofonlican éþles, Bl. H. 81, 30: 131, 15. Wé sculon cuman of þisse worolde tó úres fæder oeðle, is tó heofonríce, Ors. 5, 14: S. 248, 28. Wé wǽron on þysne wræcsíþ sende, and nú eft sceolon óþerne éþel sécan, swá wíte, swá wuldor, swá wé nú geearnian willaþ, Bl. H. 23, 6. Þone écean éþel, 209, 24. II. the land, abode of spirits. 1. of heaven Englas wiston heora éþel þǽr on heofenum sceolde geseted weorþan mid hálgum sáwlum, Bl. H. 121, 33. Engla éðel, An. 642 : Cri. 630. Gǽsta éþel, 1407. Wǽron gesóme þá þe swegl buán, wuldres éðel, Gen. 83. 2. of hell Atolan éðles, Sat. 327. Ic móste in þeossum atolan oeðele gebídan, 108. III. used in poetry of the sea as the home of fishes or birds Fisces éðel, Dóm. 39. Ofer hwæles éðel. Seef. 60: An. 274: Edg. 48. Mere sécan, mǽwes éðel, Bo. 25. ¶ The Rune is used instead of the word, which is its name, in Ors. 4, 5; S. 168, 11, and Vald. 1, 31. v. riht-éþel.
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