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Add:II. Seó mearewæste cildes yld tenerrima infantis etatula, An. Ox. 2867. Hé his ealdan ylde ofergetiligende . . . arn, Hml. S. 23 b, 185. Hé hit eác gefremode, git hé þá ylde hæfde he would have done it too, if he had had the requisite age, 31, 27. III. of a particular time of life. 1. old age Ábogenre, hnípendre ylde cernua, curua uelustate, An. Ox. 1280. Ic mid ylde (for yldum, v. l. ) gewǽht eom, Hml. S. 23b, 782. (l a) of things :-- Ǽlc húsl þe bið on ylde omne sacrificium quod est vetustate corruplum, Ll. Th. ii. 218, 9. 2. youth Míne ylde iuuentulem meam, Ps. L. 42, 4. v. cild-ild, for-ild, ofer-ild.
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