be-foran
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be-foran
A. I 1 a. AddBeforum monnum, Past. 449, 9. B. II. add :-- Hí secgað beforan fela þinga, swá hit æfter ágǽð. Gr. D. 296, 21. III. of rank Swá micle swá se bið beforan ðe on ðǽm stóle sitt ðǽm óðrum ðe ðǽr ymb stondað, Past. 435, 27.
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