fandung
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fandung
Add:1. trial, testing Óðer is costnung, óðer is fandung. God ne costnað nǽnne mannan; ac hwæðere nán man ne cymð to Godes ríce, búton hé sý áfandod; for ðí ne sceole wé ná biddan þæt God úre ne áfandige, ac wé sceolon biddan þæt God ús gescylde, þæt wé ne ábreóðon on ðǽre fandunge . . . Áfandað God þæs mannes mód on mislicum fandungum . . . Wel God wát hú hit getímað on þǽre fandunge . . . þurh ðá fandunge se man sceal geþeón, gif hé þám costnungum wiðstent, Hml. Th. i. 268, 7-19. 2. trial, experiment Þá þe wé nú gyt ne magon mid gewislicre fandunge witan quae adhuc scire per experimentum non possumus , Gr. D. 261, 29. [v. N. E. D. fanding.] v. ge-fandung.
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