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  • noun [ feminine ]
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Wright's OE grammar
§387; §445;
act, performance(?)
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  • Nalles hige gehyrdon háliges láre siððan leófes leóþ lǽste neár swég swiðrode

    they did not neglect the holy one's [Moses] teaching, after the loved one's lay, when the time drew nearer for action [crossing the Red Sea], and his voice died away,

      Cd. 158; Th. 197, 17: Exod. 308. v. Bouterwek's Cædmon i. 321; and cf. ful-lǽst, ge-lǽst.
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  • lǽst, n.