geat-weard
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geat-weard
AddBe ðæs mynstres geatwearde (ostiario). Tó þæs mynstres geate sý geatweard geset . . . Se geatweard (porterius ) sceal cýtan habban wið þæt geat, R. Ben. 126, 14-19. Heó becóm tó þám mynstre . . . þá eóde se geatweard tó þám abbode, and cwæð him tó : ' Fæder, hér is cumen . . . , ' Hml. S. 33, 136. Wæs ðǽr swiþe egeslic geatweard, ðæs nama sceolde beón Caron, Bt. 35, 6; F. 168, 18. [Seo heofenlice iateward, Chr. 656 ; P. 31, 32. v. N. E. D. gate-ward.]
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