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lád

  • noun [ feminine ]
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lád, e; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§225; §367; §562;
a course, way
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  • Micel is lád ofer lagustreám

    great is the way across the water,

      Andr. Kmbl. 845; An. 423: Exon. 94 a; Th. 353, 17; Reim. 14.
  • Brimwudu láde fús

    the ship swift in its course,

    52 a;
      Th. 182, 6; Gú. 1306.
  • Ne lǽt ðú ðec síðes getwǽfan láde gelettan lifgende monn

    do not thou let living man divert thee from thy journey, hinder thee from thy way,

    123 b;
      Th. 474, 3; Bo. 24: Beo. Th. 1142 ; B. 569.
  • Hú lomp eów on láde ðá ðú gehogodest sæcce sécean ofer sealt water,

      3978; B. 1987.
  • Ic freónda beþearf on láde ðonne ic sceal langne hám ána gesécan

    I need friends on my way, when alone I must seek my long home,

      Apstls. Kmbl. 183; Ap. 92: Andr. Kmbl. 551; An. 276.
  • Noe tealde ðæt hé (

    the raven

    ) hine, gif hé on ðære láde land ne funde, sécan wolde,
      Cd. 72; Th. 87, 5: Gen. 1444.
  • Se ús ðás láde sceóp

    who shaped this course for us,

    89:
      Th. 110, 21; Gen. 1841.
a lode, watercourse (as a component in local names)
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  • Mariscem quam circumfluit Iaegnlaad,

      Cod. Dip. Kmbl. i. 190, 6.
  • Ad aquæ ripam Iaenláde,

      163, 16.
  • Cappelád, Wodelád are other instances occurring in the Charters.
carrying, carriage, bringing (
see lǽdan)
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  • Sunnandæges cýpinge wé forbeódaþand ǽlc weorc and ǽlce láde ǽgðer ge on wǽne
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v.  circan lád ofer-lád in-lád ládung LǼDAN lát.
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  • lád, n.