mete-leást
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mete-leást
AddÞǽr onsæt mycel hungor, and seó mycele wǽdl þǽre meteleáste genyrwde ealle þá landleóde fames incubuerat, magnaque onmes alimentorum indigentia coangustabat, Gr. D. 145, 6. Hú mage wé þus feáwa feohtan ongeán þás meniu, nú wé synd gewǽhte mid gewinne and meteleáste, Hml. S. 25, 306.
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