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For second passage see girwan ; I; for first passage substitute : ge-rydan (ge-ryddan ?. v. á-ryddan); pp. ge-rýd To clear land
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  • Ic ongyte þeáh bæt þá worlde lustas ne sint eallunga áwyrtwalode of ðínum mode þeáh se gráf gerýd st

    though the stumps have not been rooted out entirely, the trees have been cut down and cleared away,

      Solil. H. 39, 5.
[O. H. Ger. riuten evertere (nemora). Cf. Icel. ryðja to clear land.]
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v. un-gerýde.
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