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láðian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
láðian, p. ode
Wright's OE grammar
§57; §536;
To be hateful or loathed
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  • Heora fela wǽron mid olfendes hǽrum tó líce gescrýdde and ðǽr láðode sóftnys

    many of them were clad with camel's hair next to the body, and there softness was hateful,

      Homl. Th. ii. 506, 24.
  • Hió ðæm folce láðade

    she was hateful to the people,

      Ors. 3, 11; Swt. 148, 15.
Etymology
[Þe schal laðin his luue, Jul, 16, 6: þat te schal laði þi lif, H. M. 9, 2: him loðie, A. R. 324, 27: us lotheth þe lyf, Piers P. prol. 155: O. Sax. léðón: O. H. Ger. leidón.]
Similar entries
v. lǽðan, láðettan.
Linked entries
v.  be-lǽðed láðettan.
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