fæþm
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fæþm
Add:1. a bosom, lap Faethm gremium (gremen, MS.), Wrt. Voc. ii. 110, 3. Faeðm sinus , 120, 66. Openige nú þín se fægresta fæþm and se clǽna, Bl. H. 7, 25. On fæþme gremio, An. Ox. 32, 11. On fæðme (in fæðem, L.) fædres in sinu patris , Jn. R. 1, 18. 2. the fore-arm Eln ulna, fæðm cubitus, hand manus, Wrt. Voc. i. 64, 72: 283, 11. (2 a) as a measure of length, a cubit :-- Genim medmicle moran glædenon fædme longe and swá greáte swá ðín þuma, Lch. iii. 18, 24. Se arc wæs mid ánre fæþme ufewerd belocen, Scrd. 21, 5. Seó earc wæs .ccc. fæðmena lang and .1. fæðmena wíd and xxx fǽðmena heáh, Sal. K. 184, 29. 3. an arm which embraces ; in pl. (embracing) arms, bosom Sceal beón seó góde sáwel on Abrahames fæðmum oð dómes dæg, Wlfst. 238, 7: Ps. 188. 4. the distance covered by the arms outstretched, a fathom Faeðm vel twégen stridi passus , Wrt. Voc. ii. 116, 40. 5. a closed hand, fist Hand manus, fæþm pugnus, brád hand palma , Wrt. Voc. i. 283, 13.
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