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Beofer-lic

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Beofer-lic, Beofor-lic, es; m. [beofer, lic ? = lie, leá, leáh, q. v. Ric. A. D. 1184, Beverli : Brom. 1330, Beverlith]
BEVERLEY, Yorkshire; Beverlea in agro Eboracensi
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  • Hér forþférde se hálga biscop Iohannes, and his líc resteþ [MS. restad] in Beoferlic here, A. D. 721,

    the holy bishop John died, and his body resteth at Beverley,

      Chr. 721; Erl. 45, 25; Th. 73, 15, col. 2; Beoforlic, col. 1.
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v.  Befor-leág.
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