helm
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helm
Add:I. a covering for the head. 1. a helmet Helm galea, Wrt. Voc. i. 84, 10: cassium, ii. 103, 38: 14, 5: 129, 24. Þǽr wæs helm monig, eald and ómig, B. 2762. Helm sceal cénum, On. Ex. 205. Wæs of þǽm hróran helm and byrne álýsed, B. 1629. Wæs his helm þyrl, Fin. 45. Helmes cassidis, Wrt. Voc. ii 103, 34: 13, 61: 129, 25 : An. Ox. 2, 417. Ymb þæs helmes hróf heáfodbeorge wírum bewunden wál an útan heóld, B 1032. Ecg sceal wið helme hilde gebídan, Gn. C. 16. Sweord swín oter helme ecgum dyhtig andweard scireð, B. 1286. Seó ecg helm oft gescær, 1526: 2973. Þonne rond and hand on herefelda helm ealgodon, An. 10. Módcræftig smið gewyrced tó wera hilde helm oððe hupseax, Crii. 64. Helmas cassida, Wrt. Voc. ii. 14, Fóron tó gefeohte hæleð under helmum, Jud. 203. Hæleð . . . helmum þeahte, Gen. 1089. Ád helmum behong. n, hilde-bordum beorhtum byrnum, B. 3139. ¶ epithets of the helmet are brún, Jud. 318 : brún-fáh, B. 2615 : entisc, B. 2979: gold-fáh, B. 2811: heard, B. 2255 : heaþo-steáp, B. 1245 : 2153 : hefig, Hml. Th. ii. 502. 12 : hwít, B. 1448 : scír, Jud. 193. (l a) where the helm has a technical significance :-- Eorles heregeata syndon . . . feówer helmas and feówer byrnan . . . Cyninges þegenes . . . helm mid byrnan, Ll. Th. i. 414, 4-11. Of viii hídum helm and byrnan, Chr. 1008; P. 138, 6. Þeán ceorlisc geþeó hé hæbbe helm and byrnan . . . gif hé land nafað hé bið ceorl swá þeáh, Ll. Th. i. 188, 8. 2. a crown, diadem Sitt þonne swegles brytta on heáhsetle helme beweorðod (gewurþod, Wlfst. 137, 17), Dóm. L. 118. Cóm se deófol mid purpuran gescrýd and mid helme (mid gyldenum cynehelme, Hml. S. 31, 752) geglengd, Hml. Th. ii. 512, 24. Mid helme (cynehelme, Hml. S. 31, 764), 30. Aman gelǽdde Mardocheum, mid helme (cf. cynehelm diadema 232) gescrýdne, Hml. A. 99, 242. Ðurh ðone ðyrnenan helm on ðone Hǽlend beslagen, Hml. Th. ii. 254, 10. II. the top, crown of a thing, mostly of the foliage of a tree or plant. v. helm-bǽre, helmiht Geþúf fícbeám vel helm frondea ficus, Wrt. Voc ii. 151, 16. Coppe helmes (sub) cono (sublimi) verticis. l. capitis (arboris), An. Ox. 1564 Mid wexendum helme florenti fronde, 1132. Ic sæt innan bearwe min helme beþeht, Dóm. L. 2. Helm conum, -Wrt. Voc. ii. 129, 24. Geþúfe beámas vel helmas frondea robora, Wrt. Voc. ii. 151, 13. Huni-bǽrum clǽfran helmum melligeris caltarum frondibus, An. Ox. 95: 924. III. cover, concealment Nó heó on helm losað, ne on foldan fæðm, ne on fyrgenholt, ne on gyfenes grund, gá þǽr heó wille she will not escape into concealment, neither into earth's bosom, nor into the mountain wood, nor into ocean's depths, go where she will, B. 1392. III a. a covering :-- Helme porticulo (cf. porticulus minor porticus seu aedicula quae stpulcris mortuorum superstruebatur, Migne. But porticulus in the passage glossed, Aid. 3, 3, is the hammer used in giving signals to rowers), An Ox. 33. Helme tiro (the line to which the gloss belongs is : Sed tyro infracta tectus testudine Christi, Ald. 210, 12 ; helme seems to belong to testudine ], Wrt. Voc. ii. 97, 7. v. cyne-helm, ísern-helm, leþer-helm, wuldor-helm.
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