ge-scildnes
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ge-scildnes
AddGescyldnys tutela, i. defensio, An. Ox. 3556. Ǽfre se deófol winð nú ongeán úrne geleáfan; ac seó gescyldnys is æt úrum Fæder gelang. Hml. Th. i. 252, 3. Hí bǽdon Godes gescyldnysse wið þone Syriscan here, Hml. A. 107, 70- Gescyldnesse tutamini, i. protectioni, An. Ox. 394: clypeo, 2100 : defensaculo, 2390 : defensionem, i. gubernationem, 2795. For gescildnesse (-scield-, v.l.) his heorde pro defensione gregis. Past. 89, 23. Hé him þone rén tó gescildnesse onsende, Ors. 4, 10; S. 194, 30. His sáwle to gescyldnesse, Chr. 959 ; P. 115, 16.
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