hír-ness
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hír-ness
Take here hýr-ness in Dict., and add: I. hearing Eára hérnisse (-nisses, L.) aures audiendi, Mk. R. 4, 23, Hérnisses, Mt. L. 11, 15. Hérnises, Lk L. 8, 8. From hérnise auditu, Mt. L. 13, 14. Te hérnise auditui, Jn. L. 12, 38. II. subjection Hí him gehéton eáðmóde hýrnesse and singale underþeódnesse subiectionem continuam promittebant, Bd. 1, 12; Sch. 32, 3. III. service Hé þá twelf bócland gefreóde eorðlices camphádes and eorðlicre hérenesse (hér-, v. l.) ablato studio militiae terrestris, Bd. 3, 24; Sch. 310, 6. Hérnisse officio, Rtl. 50, 37: 106, 22. Hérnese servitio, 9, 31: servitutem, 29, 30: 106, 13. Hérnise engla ministerium angelorum, Mk. L. 1, 17. Hérnise ríces Godes ministerium regni Dei, Mk. L. 4, 11. Embehtsum[n]ise ł hérnisse hé gefe Gode obsequium praestare Deo, Jn. L. 16, 2. Hé gefealh singallíce his þegnungum and hýrnessum ejus obsequiis sedule atque incessanter adhaerebat, Gr. D. 299, 29. IV. a parish Man ágife ǽlce teóðunge tó þám ealdan mynstre þe seó hýrness (hér-, v. l.) tó hýrð (ad matrem ecclesiam, cui parochia adjacet ), Ll. Th. i. 262, 7. v. ge-hírness, in-hírness, níd-hírness, ofer-hírness.
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