heáp
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heáp
Add:I. of persons. 1. in a general sense, a band, company: — Se eádmóda heáp (the apostles), Hml. Th. i. 318, 13. Þǽr wæs preósta heáp, micel muneca ðreát, Chr. 973 ; P. 118, 12. Hí mid þý heápe helle sécað, fleógað mid þám feóndum, Dóm. 17. Hé (Peter) ána spræc for ealne ðone heáp, Hml. Th. i. 394, 1. His þone gecorenan heáp electos suos, Ps. Th. 104, 38. Hellwarena heáp, Cri. 731. Leófra heáp, El. 1206. Hálige heápas the multitudes of saints, Wlfst. 190, 3. Án engla þreát. . . , heápa wyn, Hö. 18. Iunge heápas inuestes (puerorum) cateruas i. multitudines, An. Ox. 2877: Wrt. Voc. ii. 44, 40, 41. 2. of a regulated company, one under discipline. a. ecclesiastical. α. the clergy. Cf. preóst-heáp Betwux middeweardum heópe inter medios cleros, Ps. L. 67, 14. β. a choir Heápum classibus (v. Ald. 35, 28), Wrt. Voc. ii. 79, 58. b. secular, α. an army, a host Heáp (the host of the Huns) wæs gescyrted, láðra lindwered; lythwón becwóm Húna herges hám eft þanon, El. 141. Of þám heápe fleág giellende gár, Víd. 127 : Exod. 192. β. a division of an army, a troop, company: — Heáp cuneus (cf. cuneus getrimmed féða, i. 18, 31), Wrt. Voc. ii. 16, 24 Heápum maniplis (v. Ald. 191, 6), 95, 12 ; 54, 51. Féþena heápum peditum turmis, i. agminibus, An. Ox. 827. Heora ǽgðer hæfde his folc on þrím heápum cohortes triplici ordine disposuit, Ors. 5, 12 ; S. 242, 3. Hæfde wuldres beám werud gelæded, hálige heápas, Exod. 568. γ. an (armed) retinue: —Ic and mínra eorla gedryht, þes hearda heáp, B. 432, Elene heápe gecoste lindwígendra land gesóhte, El. 269. δ. a crew Heápum agminibus (remigantum ), An. Ox. 5, 5. II. of other living things Fiþerbǽre heápas pennigeras (volucrum) turmas, An. Ox. 1566. Þurh heápas per turmas (Prov. 30, 27), Kent. Gl. 1109. III. of inanimate objects or of material Heáp strues, Wrt. Voc. ii. 121, 18. 1. a collection of objects Heáp congeries (canonum, v. Mt. p. 4, 3), Wrt. Voc. ii. 71, 48: 17, 42. Weartene heáp satiriasis , i. 20, 9. Þǽr wæs wlitig weoroda heap, An. 872. Áwríteþ hé on his wǽpne wællnota heáp, Sal. 161. Ætýwdon monige heápas sweartra lígea (swearte heápas þára líga, v. l.) apparent crebri flammarum tetrarum globi, Bd. 5, 12 ; Sch. 618, 16. Þá ylcan heápas þára fýra idem globi ignium, 619, 5. 2. a raised mass of material In heáp bið gesamnod conprehendatur, Wrt. Voc: ii. 58, 56. On heáp in cumulum (turgescens pontus in cumulum creverit, Ald. 34, 26), An. Ox. 7, 163. IV. in the phrase on heápe. 1. of persons, in company, in a body, together Þæt feórðe cyn fyrmest eóde, wigan on heápe, Exod. 311. Nealles him on heápe handgesteallan ymbe gestódon, B. 2596. [Þa þe uerde wes isomne of ælche moncunne, þa heo weoren þer on hepe an hunddred þusende, Laym. 28292. v. N. E. D. on heap.] 2. of things Gewíteð mid þý wuldre on westrodor tungaol faran on heápe the sun and its glory together depart journeying to the western heaven, Sch. 69. v. efen-heáp, eóred-heáp, mægden-heáp, mægen-heáp, munuc-heáp, preóst-heáp, wuldor-heáp.
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