hand-gang
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hand-gang
Substitute: Submission, surrender. Cf. on hand gán. v. hand; VIII. 5 b δ Hondgong deditio, Txts. 56, 337. Handgong, Wrt. Voc. ii. 25, 23. Handgang deditio, i. traditio, 139, 66. Freódóm emancipatio, handgang manus impositio (cf. (?) manus impositio reconciliatoria ea est per quam poenitentes haeretici sive excommunicati sanctae ecclesiae reconciliantur, Migne), i. 60, 3. [In the Ormulum hand-gang is used of the laying on of hands by the Apostles (All þiss gæfenn forþ þe posstless þurrh hanndganng upponn alle þa þatt fulluhht unnderrfengenn, 15992), or in confirmation (þurrh fulluht ga þurrh hanndgang att hadedd mannes hande, 13254).] [Cf. Icel. hand-ganga submission to a lord, surrender.]
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