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leófian

  • verb [ weak ]
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leófian, p. ode
To be dear or pleasant, to delight
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  • Him leófedan londes wynne bold on beorhge

    the pleasures of the country were dear to him, the house on the hill,

      Exon. 34 b; Th. 110, 19; Gú. 110.
Etymology
[Cf. O. L. Ger. ge-lievan delectari, delectare: O. H Ger. liubjan diligere, affectare, commendare.]
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