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leás-bregd

  • noun [ masculine ]
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leás-bregd, -bréd, es; m.
Deceit, fraud, a trick, cheat, wile
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  • Hé hiwode þurh drýcræft fela leásbregda

    he performed many tricks by magic,

      Wulfst. 99, 16.
  • Swicol on dǽdum and on leásbregdum,

      107, 2.
  • Þurh his leásbregdas,

      252, 19.
  • Mid leásbregdum earmum mannum derian

    to harm poor men with tricks,

      L. I. P. 12; Th. ii. 320, 25.
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