ildan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ildan
p. de To delay, tarry, defer, put off, postpone, procrastinate, delay the notice of anything, connive at, dissimulate Tó hwon yldestú middangeard tó onlýhtenne why dost thou delay to enlighten the world? Blickl. Homl. 7, 33. Tó hwon yldest ðú ðæt ðú raðost dó ðæt man ðás menn wítnige and cwelle why dost thou delay at once to cause these men to be punished and killed, 183, 1. Seó hálige cyrice sum þing þurh sceáwunge yldeþ and swá ábireþ and ældeþ ðæt oft ðæt wiðerwearde yfel áberende and yldende beweraþ sancta ecclesia quædam per considerationem dissimulat, atque ita portat et dissimulat, ut sæpe malum quod adversatur portando et dissimulando compescat, Bd. 1, 27 ; S. 491, 29-32. Ðá se brýdguma ylde moram faciente sponso, Mt. Kmbl. 25, 5, Hé ilde [Cott. MS. ielde] and þafode ða scylda dissimulavit culpas, Past. 21, 1 ; Swt. 151, 22. Hé ða gewilnunge náht lange ne ylde he did not long delay that desire, Th. Ap. 1, 17. Ne ylde hé hit ðá leng nec exinde distulit, Bd. 2, 12 ; S. 512, 34. Hé ylde ðá gyt distulit, Ps. Th. 77, 23. Ne yld ðæt ðú mé árie ne tardaveris, 39, 21. Ðeáh ðe ic hit læng ylde though I should longer delay to notice the matter, Chr. 1100 ; Erl. 236, 11. Ne ðæt se aglǽca yldan þohte nor did the wretch mean to delay that, Beo. Th. 1483; B. 739 : 4471; 2239. Yldan dissimulare, Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 37. Yldende tó andettenne differentes confiteri, Bd. 5, 12; S. 630, 5. Ðonne se láreów ieldende sécþ ðone tíman ðe hé his hiéremenn sidelíce on þreátigean mǽge cum tempus subditis ad correptionem quæritur, Past. 21, 2 ; Swt. 153. 5. [O. H. Ger. altian differre; altón dissimulare; altinón differre, dissimulare, elongare.] v. ældan, ildcian, ildian; for-ildan.
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