middel
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middel
Add:I. the middle point or part of a line, area, volume, number, &c. Þ híw byð gecíged omoeuteleuton swá oft swá se middel and se ýtemesta dǽl geendað on gelícum stæfgefége, Angl. viii. 332, 13. II. the position of being among or surrounded by a number of people or within a town, &c. , midst of Hé hleóp on ðone mere and stód on ðára midle he jumped into the mere and stood in the midst of them (the thirty-nine soldiers), Shrn. 62, 10. Hé wæs lytel in ðám midle Crístes þegna ( in medio discipulorum), Gr. D. 218, 1. Ne wyrð seó nǽfre onwend þá hwíle þe God byð on hire midle, Ps. Th. 45, 4. III. the middle of the body Oð middil pube ( puue, MS. ) tenus, Hpt. 33, 251, 25.
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