helma
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helma
Add:I. a helm Helma clavis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 98, 4. II. a person who directs affairs God is wealdend and steóra and steórróþer and helma, for þǽm hé riht and rǽt eallum gesceaftum swá swá gód steóra ánum scipe Deus est veluti quidam claims aique gubernaculum, quo mundana machina stabilis atque incorrupta Bt. 35. 3; F. 158. 25.
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