hafenian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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hafenian
Add: The meaning 'grasp, hold' seems supported by 0. H. Ger. hebinóa tractare, inthepinót pin sustentor, but in later English heven means to raise, a sense which would suit the passages. v. N. E. D. heven (where is quoted Noe hiuened up an auter, Allit. Pms. 53, 506).
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