nearu
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nearu
. I. AddLeoniða angeán Xersis fór on ánum nearwan londfæstenne and him þǽr mid gefeohte wiðstód Leonida in angnstiis Thermopylarum obstitit, Ors. 2, 5 ; S. 80, 14. Sume habbað swíðe scortne weg, and þeáh nearone, Solil. H. 44, 9. Ðæt scip bið drifen on swííe nearwe bygeas, Past. 59, 6. I a. fig. :--- II. AddÞá synfullan berað nearowne wæstm and sceandfulne on ansýne þes heáhstan Scyppendes, Verc. Först. 135, 10. III. add: of material or non-material bonds Neara arta, i. stricta (conjugii continentia), An. Ox. 578. Nearewum emsǽt-nunge arta obsidione, 5264. Se neareweste stíþnes artissima uiolentia, 1239. IV. AddWiþ nearwum breóstum, Lch. ii. 174, 6. V. evil, mean. v. nearulice ; V; nearu-þanc.
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