níd-bád
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níd-bád
Add: figurative Hwæt, wé nú wǽron fægne þæt wé ne móston bedíglan on ússum scræfum, þæt hé ús ne swencte mid his mægnis nídbáðe, Mod. Philol. 1. 33.
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