fǽr-deáþ
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fǽr-deáþ
Substitute: Sudden death, apoplexy Fǽrdeáþ apoplexia, Wrt. Voc. ii. 7, 63. Sǽde Cecilia þám brýdguman þ heó gesáwe engel of heofenum, and sé wolde hyne sleán myd fǽrdeáþe (he would strike him dead ), gif hé hyre onhryne, Shrn. 149, 24. [Fǽrdeáð mors repentina, Angl. xi. 387, 396.]
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