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Add:1. free, not in subjection to a master, having liberty of action Ægylmǽr bohte Sǽðrýðe æt Sǽwolde abbude ... and ofer his dæg and his wífes dæg beó se man freóh, C.D. vi. 210, 17. Þeówie hé six gér and beó him freóh on þám seofoðan, Ex. 21, 2. Gif fríg man fréum stelð, Ll. Th. i. 6, 2. Mægðbót sí swá fríges mannes, 20, 9. Eall sió gioguð ðe nú is on Angelcynne frióra monna, Past. 7, 10. Eallum frióum monnum þás dagas sién forgifene, Ll. Th. i. 92, 2. (1 a) free as regards (wiþ) another :-- Ðǽm ðeówan is tó cýðonne ðæt hé wiete ðæt hé nis freóh wið his hláford, Past. 200, 19. (1 b) not in subjection to sin :-- Gif sunu iów gefrióð sóðlíce frió (freó, L.) gé bióðon, Jn. R. 8, 36. Hé ús freó gedyde, Bl. H. 83, 31. 2. of studies, liberal Wæs hé on gelǽrednesse gewrita ge freóra (liberalium ) ge cyriclicra tó wundrienne, Bd. 5, 15; Sch. 651, 14. 3. at liberty, not in confinement or custody Álýs ðú hine fram deóflum gehæftne, and lǽt hine gán frígne, Hml. Th. ii. 416, 28. Hé hét hí unbindan ... hí frige móston faran swá hwider swá hí woldon, Hml. S. 23, 191. 4. free from obligation or restraint upon action (with gen.) Ðá ðe beóð mid synscipe gebundene ..., ðá ðe beóð frió ðára benda, Past. 177, 21. Freó, 393, 21. Ic wolde beón þí freóra Gode tó þáwianne, Solil. H. 36, 11. 5. free from work, disengaged Hié wilniað ðæt hié beón freó and ǽmetige ... and noldon beón ábisgode on eorðlicum ðingum, Pasf. 135, 25. Bydele gebyrað hé for his wycan sý weorces frígra ðonne óðer man. Ll. Th. i. 440, 6. Swá swá ðú freóra byst þissa weorlde ðinga, swá ðú sweotolor ongytst be ðám wísdóme, Solil. H. 46, 13. 6. free from guilt, innocent Tó hwon lǽddest þú þeosne freóne and unscyldigne hider?. Bl. H. 87, 1. 7. of action, movement, &c., unimpeded, unhindered Mid freóre and unforwandodlicre stefne, Past. 89, 23. 8. acting of one's own will, unforced Simle hé (God ) bið freóh, ne biþ hé tó nánum weorce genéded, Bt. 42; F. 258, 10. Godmoncynne forgeaf ðæt hié móston stondan on frióum anwalde. Past. 405, 28. Fríum cyre libero arbitrio. An. Ox. 1287. 9. free from trouble, &c., exempt, immune Hé wæs freó (freóh, v.l. ) fram þǽre uncyste deófles costunge. Gr. D. 102, 6. Hí gehrínð hér sumu wracu ðæt hí ne sién freó ne orsorge, Past. 429, 18. (10) free, not liable to a tax, &c. :-- Cyningas nimað gafol of fremedum ... Þá bearn synt fríge (freó, L.R.), Mt. 17, 26. (10 a) of land :-- Sí hyt ǽlces þinges freóh búton ferdfóre ..., C.D. iii. 20, 4. Ǽghwæs tó brúcenne tó freón ... bútan ðǽm circsceatte, 254, 12. Hió hit hæbben tó frión ǽlces þinges bútan wealgeworce ..., 255, 17: 256, 16: Cht. E. 242, 16. (10 b) of property, at one's own disposal, v. freó-sceatt. v. folc-, gafol-, healf-, scot-, toll-freó.
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