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CEÁS

  • noun [ neuter ]
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CEÁS, e; f: es; n.
A quarrel, strife; lis
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  • Gif man mannan wǽpnum bebyreþ ðǽr ceás weorþ

    if a man supply another with weapons where there is strife,

      L. Ethb. 18; Th. i. 6, 19.
  • On ceáse

    in strife,

      L. Alf. 18; Th. i. 48, 17.
  • Mearh mægen samnode to ceáse

    the horse collected his strength for the strife,

      Elen. Kmbl. 111; El. 56.
Etymology
[O. Frs. kase, f. quarrel: O. H. Ger. kósa, f. eloquium, fabula.]
Derived forms
DER. un-ceás.
Linked entries
v.  or-ceás.
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