hirde
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hirde
Add: I. one who has charge of cattle Gátbuccan hyrde copra aegida, Wrt. Voc. i. 22, 78. Án hirde (hierde, S. 5, 12), Ueriatus háten Viriathus, homo pastoralis, Ors. 5, 2; S. 216, 6. Ceápes heorde gregarius. Nar. 18, 26. Swá hiorde (pastor ) áscádeþ scep from ticnum, Mt. R. L. 25, 32. Hyrdas (ðá hiordas, R. , dá hiorde, L. pastores ) wǽron nihtwacccan healdende ofer heora heorde, Lk. 2, 8. Hyrdas (hiordas, R., hiorda), 15. Bodan hyrdum cýðdon, Cri. 450. Oxena hierdas bobulcos, Wrt. Voc. ii. 80, 17. II. a keeper, guardian, protector, director of people Búton ic hyrde (custos ) ætwere eów, Coll. M. 28, 21. Mec sáwelcund hyrde bihealdeð, Gú. 289. Under háligra hyrda gewealdum, 386. 1. used of a person in authority, one who bears rule Is óþer (St. Peter) cyricean hyrde tó Crístes handa, Bl. H. 171, 7. Se cyning and se biscop sceoldan beon Crístenra folca hyrdas, and hí from eallum unrithwísum áhweorfan, 45, 26. inn a. Ríces hyrde, werodes wísa (Moses), Exod. 256. Wine Scyldinga, ríces hyrde (Hrothgar). Leóf þeóden, ríces hyrde (Beowulf), 3080. Ríces hyrde (cf. ríce geréfa rondburgum weóld, 19), Jul. 66. Bregowearda fela, ríces hyrdas, Gen. 2334. Se wísa and se fæstrǽda folces hyrde (cf. se wísa and fæstrǽda Cato, sé wæs eác Rómána lieretoga, Bt. 19; F. 70, 8), Met. 10, 49. Brego Beorhtdena, folces hyrde (Hrothgar), B 610: (Hygelac), 1849: (Beowulf), 2644. Enoch siððan ealdor-dóm áhóf, folces wísa . . . hé hyrde wæs heáfodmága, Gen. 1200. (1 a) applied to the Deity :-- Wæs him hyrde gód heofonríces weard, Dan. 11. in phrases :-- Wuldorcyning . . . ríces hyrde. An. 808. Lífes weard, dugoða hyrde. Gen. 164. þone hean cyning, gásta hyrde, Dan. 199. þeóda hyrde, Az. 150. 2. used of a teacher, guide, pastor Ð á hierdas næfdon andgit, Past. 27, 25. Ðám gasilicum hyrdum, þæt sind láreówas, Hml. Th. i. 36, 10. III. the keeper of a thing, 1. with the idea of possession or control, a. material Malalehel wæs æfter larede yrfes hyrde . . . Sídðan Mathusal mágum daélde gestreón, Gen. 1067: 1545: 219. Sinces hyrde, 2101. Hringa hyrde, B. 2245. (a α) used of a dragon :-- Wyrm, hordes hyrde, B. 887. Frætwa hyrde, 3 33. b. non-material Fyrena hyrde, B. 750. Synna hyrdas, Gú. 522. 2. with the idea of protection, caretaking of a place Adam neorxna-wonges níwre gesceafte hyrde and healdend, Gen. 172. Beorges hyrde (the fire-drake), B. 2304. Ic ofslóg húses hyrdas, 1666. (2 a) the subject a thing :-- Ne bið sond wið micelne ren manna ǽngum húses hyrde, Met. 7, 22. (2 b) non-material :-- þonne se weard (conscience) swefeð, sawele hyrde, B. 1742. , 3. in phrases denoting the Deity Leóhtes hyrde, Az. 121 : Hy. 4, 7. þrymmes hyrde, Jud. 60: Jul. 280: El. 348 : 859. Wuldres hyrde, B. 931. Tungla hyrde, Hy. 4, 9. Lífes waldend, heofona hyrde, Dóm. 86 IV. a keeper of a prison, one on the watch to prevent, a guard, watchman Hié gemétton þæs carcernes duru opene and þá seoton hyrdas deáde licgan, Bl. H. 239, 25: An. 1079. IVa. fig. :---
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