for-helan
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for-helan
Add:1. with acc. Gif hwilc túnes man ǽnigne pænig forhele oþþe forhæbbe, Ll. Th. ii. 300, 5. Nǽnne sacleásan man forsecgean, ne nǽnne sacne forhelan, i. 294, 6. Hú magan þá cyningas forhelan hiora unmihte, Bt. 29, 1; F. 104, 13. Ic þé árecce, náht ne forhelende (-hæl-, v. l. ), Hml. S. 23 b, 319. Hit forholen beón ne mihte, Gr. D. 60, 20. Hú nytt bið se forholena cræft?, Past. 377, 7. (1 a) with dat. of person from whom something is concealed :-- hé ðæs hálgan hǽse forhule (-hǽle, v. l. ) his hláforde, Hml. S. 21, 81. 2. with clause (and dat. of person) Hé forhæl him ðæt hé hine eft ðreátian wolde, Past. 185, 24. [v. N. E. D. forhele. O. Sax. far-helan: O. H. Ger. fer-helan celare, occultare, abscondere.]
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