dǽd-bót
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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dǽd-bót
e; f. An amends-deed, repentance, penitence; pœnitentia, maleficii compensatio Behreówsung oððe dǽdbót pœnitentia, Ælfc. Gr. 33; Som. 37, 22. Deóplíc dǽdbót biþ, ðæt lǽwede man swá æscære beó, ðæt íren ne cume on hǽre, ne on nægle it is a deep penitence, that a layman be so untrimmed, that scissors [iron] come not on hair, nor on nail, L. Pen, 10; Th. ii. 280, 17: 3; Th. ii. 278, 8. Eornostlíce dóþ médemne weastm ðære dǽdbóte facite ergo fructum dignum pœnitentiæ, Mt. Bos. 3, 8: Lk. Bos. 3, 3, 8. Búton hý to rihtre dǽdbóte gecyrran unless they turn to right repentance, L. Edm. E. 6; Th. i. 246, 16: Chr. 963; Erl. 123, 15, 21. Dóþ dǽdbóte: sóþlíce geneálǽceþ heofona ríce pœnitentiam agite: oppropinquavit enim regnum cœlorum, Mt. Bos. 3, 2: L. M. I. P. i; Th. ii. 266, 5. Þurh dǽdbóte through penance, L. Pen. 4; Th. ii. 278, 19: L. Edm. E. 3; Th. i. 246, 3. Dǽdbóta sind gedihte on mislíce wísan penances are devised in various ways, L. Pen. 13; Th. ii. 282, 3.
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