hǽtu
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hǽtu
Add: gen. e Hǽto calor. Wrt. Voc. i. 291, 11. I. the quality or property of being hot On ðǽre sunnan is hǽtu and beorhtnys; seó hǽtu drýgð, Hml. Th. i. 284, 35. Þǽre sunnan hǽtu wyrcð fíf dǽlas on middanearde, Lch. iii. 260, 18 : Ph. 17. Hǽto, Bl. H. 51, 21. Fýres hǽto, Dan. 262. Swíðe sweartes líchaman heó wæs for þǽre sunnan hǽto, Hml. S. 23 b, 176. From haeto (calore ) his, Ps. Srt. 18, 7. Þæs folces wæs fela forworden ǽgðer ge for þurste ge for hǽte ( ardore solis ), Ors. 6, 31; S. 286, 21. II. heat as an element in all bodies Geðweorod sint . . . cele wið hǽto, wǽt wið drýgum, Met. 20, 73. Se cyle wið ðá hǽto and wǽt wið ðám drýgum, Bt. 33, 4; F. 128, 33: Met. 20, 113: 29, 50. III. a hot condition of the atmosphere, hot weather Ðeostru and léht, cele and haetu (caumas ), Ps. Srt. ii. p. 197, 32. Hý hit ne magon eall gebúgian, sum for hǽto, sum for cyle, Bt. 18, 1; F. 62, 10. Ǽlc wiht mæg bet wyð cyle þonne wið hǽte (omnia animantia patientius ad summum frigoris quam ad summum caloris accedant ), Ors. 1,1; S. 24, 30. Feáwe men mehten beón eardfæste . . . for þǽre hǽte and for þǽm stence . . . ge ealle þá fiscas ácwę́lan for þǽre hǽte, 5, 4; S. 226, 2-7. Ic drífe sceáp míne tó heora lǽse, and stande ofer hig on hǽte (aestu ) and on cyle, Coll. M. 20, 13. IV. of sexual passion Seó gecyndelice hǽtu þurh mægen þæs Hálgan Gástes gestilleþ on þé (the Virgin Mary ), Bl. H. 7, 27. V. great warmth of feeling, fervour Se rehtgeleáfa mid haetu (calore ) walle, Ps. Srt. ii. p. 201, 17. v. lencten-, sumer-hǽtu hǽte.
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