fóster-cild
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fóster-cild
Add:1. lit. a foster-child Fóstorcild alumnum, seruum, Germ. 391, 48. Ic eom untýmende; nim míne þínene tó þínum bedde, þæt ic húru underfó sum fóstercild of hyre, Gen. 16, 2. Hér synd þá cnihtas ... þíne fóstercyld, Hml. S. 2, 243. 2. fig. a. of a disciple, scholar, &c. Hé (St. Martin ) sǽde his gyngrum þæt hé sceolde gewítan. Hí hine befrinon: 'Hwí forlǽtst þú, fæder, ðíne fóstercild?,' Hml. Th. ii. 516, 20. b. of a provincial in his relation to Rome Æfter menniscum gebyrde ic eom Hispanienscis, Rómánisc fóstorcild, Hml. Th. i. 428, 22.
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