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leger-stów

  • noun [ feminine ]
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leger-stów, e; f.
A burial-place, cemetery
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  • Hálig leger [legerstów?]

    cimeterium, poliandrium,

      Ælfc. Gl. 49; Som. 65, 74; Wrt. Voc. 34, 9.
  • Cyricean ðe legerstów on sý

    a church at which there is a burial-place,

      L. Edg. i. 2; Th. i. 262, 12: L. C. E. 11; Th. i. 366, 24: 3; Th. i. 360, 23.
  • Ðæt hí þolian woroldǽhta and gehálgodre legerstówe

    that they forfeit worldly possessions and a consecrated burial-place,

      L. Edm. E. 1; Th. i. 244, 14: 4; Th. i. 246, 6.
  • Ypolitus bebyrigde ðone hálgan líchaman on ðære wudewan legerstówe

    Hippolytus buried the holy body in the burial-place of the widow,

      Homl. Th. i. 430, 26.
Etymology
[Laym. leir-stow.]
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