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Add: — Héum minacibus [cf. oferhlifiende minaci (turrem minaci proceritate in edito porrectam, Ald. 62, 12), 85, 47], Wrt. Voc. ii. 57, 65. Heáran editiorem, 32, 43. A. as adj. I. in a physical sense. 1. extending to a (relatively) great distance from the lowest point. a. of persons, plants, &c. α. a person Geseah hé weorud . . . and wæs án þǽra swýþe heáh and swýðe mycel ofer eal þæt óþer folc, Vis. Lfc. 14. Silhearwan swá heáge swá entes, Hml. S. 4, 286. β. a tree, plant, &c. Of heán beáme feallan, Vy. 21. Macian ǽnne heágan gealgan, Hml. A. 98, 204. Þæt treów on holtehýhst geweaxe, Met. 13, 52. b. of buildings, hills, &c. α. of buildings, lofty structures Tempel heáh and horngeáp, An. 668. In sele þǽm heán, B. 713. Máran cyricean and hýhran timbrian, Bd. 2, 14; Sch. 170, 16. Tó gyrwanne gódlecran stól heárran on heófne, Gen. 282. Þá scipu wǽron hiéran (heárran, v. l. ) þonne þá óðra, Chr. 897 ; P. 90, 17. β. of hills, high : — Of þám heóhan (heáhan, F. 14, 28) munte. Bt. 6 ; S. 14, 16. On ánre heáre dúne, Ors. 3, 11 ; S. 142, 14. Ofer heánne (heáne, v. l. ) munt, Past. 81, 13. Heáne, Met. 7, 4. Heáhne (héhne, R.), Mk. 9, 2. Muntas heáche (heáe, Srt.), Ps. L. 103, 18. Be þám heán muntum and dúnum, þá þe heáh standað ofer ealne middangeard, Wlfst. 262, 13. c. of water. α. rising water, high Seó eorðe weóll ongeán þám heofonlican flóde oð ðæt þæt wæter wæs heáhre þonne ǽnig munt ǽfre wǽre, Wlfst. 206, 22. Lóc hwenne flód byþ ealra héhst, Chr. 1031 ; P. 158, 4. β. deep, high (seas) : — Se pytt héh (deóp, W. S. ) is, Jn. L. 4, 11. Heánne holm, Sat. 17; Wand. 82 : El. 983. Heá holmas, Az. 123. Ic heán streámas cunnige, Seef. 34. d. raised above a surface Gif þæs dolges ófras synd tó heá, Lch. ii. 96.5. 2. having a specified upward extent: — Se arc wæs þrittig fæðma heáh in altitudine triginta cubiti, Angl. vii. 34, 324. Fæt úp oþ mannes breóst heáh, Bl. H. 127, 6. Hú héh hell seó, Sat. 707. Hí woldon witon hú heáh hit wǽre tó þǽm hefone, Bt. 35, 4 ; F. 162, 22. Þæt fær gewyrc . . . þrittiges heáh elngemeta, Gen. 1308. Þæt hié nǽren x fóta heá bufan wætere, Ors. 5, 13 ; S. 246, 11. Mon dyde álces consules setl áne pyle hiérre þonne hit ǽr wæs, 5, 11 ; S. 236, 7. 3. having a lofty position Híge þám þe on húses þæce heáh (or under ( I. a β)?) áweaxeð foenum aedificiorum, Ps. Th. 128, 4. Fæder . . . in heofonsetle heáh Deus altithronus, Dom. L. 276 : Ph. 449. On dúnum gesæt heáh . . . earc Nóes, Gen. 1422. Þeós heá lyft 'the lift sae hie,' Rä. 8, 4. Þá tungla þæs heán heofnes, Bt. 39, 13; F. 232, 25. Heáhre handa dynt a blow from an uplifted hand, Ll. Th. i. 18, 1. mynster wæs geseted in heánum cnolle þæs muntes (in summo montis cacumine ), Gr. D. 49, 3. On þǽm heán cnolle sumes muntes, Bl. H. 197, 18. Of heán rodore, Dan. 236: Gen. 545. On þone heán heofon, 476. Ofer ðone heán hróf þæs heofones, Bt. 36, 2 ; F. 174, 5. Ofer ealle heá hwammas, Past. 245, 6. Þæt. hiéhste editissima (arx ), Wrt. Voc. ii. 88, 57. (3 a) metaphorical Úre hand is heáh, Deut. 32, 27. In earme heám (þǽm hǽhstan, Ps. L.), Ps. Srt. 135, 12. II. non-physical. 1. of persons or their attributes, of exalted rank, dignity or estimation. a. human beings Him onwóc heáh Healfdene, B. 57. Héh sácerd summus sacerdos (Pope Damasus), Mt. p. 1, 10. (v. heáh-sácerd.) Ic sette hine heáne fore cyningum eorðan, Ps. Srt. 88, 28. Heáge lǽcas archiatros, i. summos medicos, An. Ox. 3027. Se hiéra folgoð, Past. 189, 17. Hé wæs hiérra þonne consul, Ors. 5, 12 ; S. 242, 29. Hiérra ofer þá consulas, 4, 9 ; S. 190, 28. Þurh geþingða heárra on háde, Ll. Th. i. 328, 14. Maara ł héra maior, Mk. L. R. 10, 43. Huelc héra (yldra, W. S. ) is quis maior est? , Lk. L. 22, 27. Arð ðú mára ł héra (mǽrra, W. S. ) from feder úrum, Jn. L. 4, 12. Gé eów on hiéran (hiérran, v. l. ) folgoðe áhebbað, Past. 52, 14. Rómáne him gesetton híran ládteów þonne hiera consul wǽre Romani dictatorem creant, cujus auctoritas et potentia consulem praeiret, Ors. 2, 4; S. 70, 1. Beforan ðǽm hírrum hádum, Past. 411, 22. Sé wæs on láre and on dǽde se hýhsta uir doctrina et actione praecipuus, Bd. i. 23 ; Sch. 47, 25. Þeáh þú heágust (summus ) sí, eádmódnysse heald, Scint. 22, 3. Sé ðe héist (yltst, W. S. maior ) is iúer, Mt. L. 23, 11. Héest, 20, 26. Heeist ł maast, p. 18, 3. Ofer eorðcyningas ealra heáhstne excelsum prae regibus terrae, Ps. Th. 88, 24. God þé gedéð heáhst and mǽrost ealra þeóda faciet te Deus excelsiorem cunctis gentibus, Deut. 28, 1. b. divine or angelic beings Heáh and hálig þrynes, Cri. 379. Dryhten in Sion micel and héh ofer ealle folc, Ps. Srt. 98, 2. Lá héh fæder abba pater, Mk. L. R. 14, 36. Se heá and se hálga heáhengel, Bl. H. 199, 35. Seó heá miht on þysne wang ástág, 105, 13. Þæs heán fæder swmmi Patris, Gr. D. 240, 25. Swá heágum Gode wiþcweþan, Bt. 35, 4; F. 160, 29. Þone heán cyning, gásta hyrde, Dan. 198. Þára heán handa Drihtnes, Ps. Th. 76, 9. Þæt hé (Jupiter ) god wǽre héhst and hálgost, Met. 26, 38. Se héhsta god, Bt. 38, 1; F. 194, 17. Hyldo þæs héhstan déman, Jud. 4. Sunu Godes ðæs héista (hésta, R.), Mk. L. 5, 7. Ðæs hǽsta, Lk. L. 8, 28. Þone heáhestan hæleða cynnes, Ps. Th. 91, 1. 2. of exalted quality, of superior kind His seó heáhe (sió heá, v. l. ) gódnes, Bt. 34, 3; F. 136, 24. Þá forhæfdnesse ðæs heán gesinscipes, Past. 399, 12. Þǽre heán gecynde gesǽlþa, Bt. 14, 2 ; F. 44, 29. Mið ðǽm heigra mæht uirtutem ex alto, Lk. p. 11, 17. Hí gereáfiað swá heáne láriówdóm, Past. 27, 19. Wið swá heáne anwald, Bt. 42 ; F. 258, 16 : Met. 29, 2. Cýðan higecræft heáne, Dan. 98. Wrát hé heáh [ = heáh-lice ?] hóc and weorðlice scripsit librum eximium, Bd. 5, 15; Sch. 651, 5. Heánum meahtum, Rä. 2, 10. On þá heán þrymmas heofona ríces, Bl. H. 67, 22. Se mægðhád is hírra ðonne se gesinscipe, Past. 409, 23. Hwæt mæg hiérre bión ðonne sió sóðe eáðmódnes?, 301, 21. Hyhta hýhst, Gú. 34. Sió héhste gesǽlþ, Bt. 34, 4; F. 138, 24. Ðára héhstena góda, 24, 4 ; F. 86, 15. Tó ðǽm héistum bodum ad altiora, Mt. p. 9, 17. (2 a) of great importance, grave, serious :-- Hé héht þæt segn (circumcision) wegan heáh gehwilcne, Gen. 2371. (2 b) difficult, arduous :-- Ðæs heán hádes ardui (propositi ), Wrt. Voc. ii. 75, 68 ; 4, 66. 3. chief, principal Drihten þá cynelican burh forhogodlíce naman nemde . . . seó ceaster þonne wæs héh and aldorlic, Bl. H. 77, 25. Is þeós tíd ealra tída héhst and hálgost, 83, 19. Seldon bútan þám hýhstan symbelnessum (heáhtídum, v. l. ), Bd. 4, 19 ; Sch. 443, 6. v. heáh-tíd. 4. of great amount, degree or force Heáh bliss exultatio, Ps. Th. 118, 114. Ðá gestód hine heáh weder, Bt. 38, 1 ; F. 194, 10. Heáh wæs þæt handleán, Exod. 19. Hí him heánne blǽd gestrýnað, Ph. 391. Heá mihte handa þínre, Ps. Th. 88, 12. Þǽr is brógna hýhst, Dóm. 23. 5. of time, fully come, complete From ǽrmorgenne oð heáne (heáhne, v. l.) undern a mane usque ad tertiam plenam, R. Ben. 74, 11. B. as subst. I. a high place. v. N. E. D. high ; B. 1 Quinta terra appellatur Badoríces heáh, C. D. i. 44, 13. II. the superlative denoting the Deity Se héhsta (heáxta, Ps. L., héhsta, hýhsta, Bd. 4, 3; Sch. 361, 21) salde stefne his, Ps. Srt. 17, 14. Ðú héhsta (heáxta, Ps. L. ), 9, 3. Þæs héhstan (héiste, L., hésta, R., héxtan, Hml. Th. i. 198, 14) sunu, Lk. 1. 32: 76. æs heáhstan, Ps. Th., Ps. L. 106, 10. Héstan (heáxstan, Ps. L.), Ps. Srt. 20, 8. v. efen-heáh, heofon-heáh, ofer-heáh, úp-heáh.
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