hirde-leás
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hirde-leás
Add:I. without a shepherd Swá swá hyrdeleáse sceáp sicut oves quibus non est pastor, Hml. A. 110, 260. II. without a pastor, without an ecclesiastical ruler Seó cyrice æt Hrofesceastre wæs hyrdeleás Hrofensis ecclesia pastorem minime habebat. Bd. 2, 20; Sch. 188, 5. Wæs mynster unfeorr fram heora húse wæs forlǽten and hyrdeleás for heora hláfordes deáðe and forþfóre of þám mynstre non longe erat monasierium, quod rectoris sui morte erat destitutum, Gr. D. 205, 23.
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