hám-stede
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hám-stede
Add: ¶ the word occurs as a place-name in the charters, but in some of the following instances (e. g. vi. 35, 34) it is or may be a common noun, and in some perhaps to ham rather than to hám should the first part of the compound be referred On hámstedes wyllas norðewearde, C. D. iii. 131, 18. Tó hemstedes geate; from hæmstedes geate, 172, 37-173, 1. xx hídas in Heomstede, iv. 177, 21. Tó múlæs hámstæde, v. 136, 9. Onbútan ðone ealdan hámstede, vi. 35, 34. Ðis sind ðára .III. hída landgemǽra tó Hámstede (cf. loco qui celebri Hamstede nuncupatur uocabulo, 12), 37, 29. Ðis syndon ðá landgemǽra tó Hámstede (cf. in loco qui celebri æt Hámstede nuncupatur uocabulo, 17), 105, 35.
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