hold
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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hold
adj. Add:I. of a superior to an inferior Ic (Edgar) beó eów swýðe hold hláford þá hwíle þe mé líf gelǽst, Ll. Th. i. 278, ii. Ic (Cnut ) cýðe eów ic wylle beón hold hláford and unswícende tó Godes gerihtum and tó rihtre woroldlage, Cht. E. 229, 21 : Chr. 1066; P. 200, 17. II. of inferior to superior God is mín gewita ic wæs ðínum fæder swá gehýrsum swá ic fyrmest mihte and fullíce hold on móde and on mægene and ðé ǽfre on fullum hyldum hold and on fulre lufe, ðæs mé is God gewita, C. D. iv. 300, 35-301, 2. Urias slæge his ágenes holdes ðegnes, Past. 35, 23. Fela sceal tó holdan hámes geréfan, Angl. ix. 265, 10. Lilla ðæs cyninges þegn him se holdesta (heoldesta, v. l. amicissimus ), Bd. 2, 9; Sch. 147, 6. His gesíþ þe hé him ǽr þone holdestan gelýfde, 3, 14; Sch. 255, 7. III. in a religious sense, devout Þǽre holdan mǽgsibbe deuotae germanitatis , An. Ox. 9, l. Eálá hwilc heófung holdra geleáffulra (boldra and geleáffulra, Hml. Th. ii. 518, 14), Hml. S. 31, 1382. IV. in a general sense, friendly, well-disposed Boetius. . . wæs on Greácas hold was friendly towards the Greeks , Met. l, 56. Micel heáp holdra freónda úre andbidað þǽr (in heaven ), Hml. Th. ii. 526, 31. Þá þeóde symble Angelcynne þá holdestan gentem nationi Anglorum semper amicissimam , Bd. 4, 26; Sch. 504, 15. V. of things, pleasant Heriað hine on hleóðre holdre béman, Ps. Th. 150, 3. Mid þý sélestan hwǽtecynnes holde lynde adipe frumenti , 147, 3. Hí holdne begeáton, fǽlne fultum, 113, 18. v. dryhten-hold, hláford-hold, in-hold, þeóden-hold.
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