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wer-lád

  • noun [ feminine ]
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wer-lád, e; f. A 'lád' (q. v.) in which the number of those who supported the accused by their oaths is determined by the 'wer' of the accused. [See passages under wer, <b>IV,</b> wer-gild, <b>III,</b> and L. H. I. 64, 4; Th. i. 566, 18: Si quis de homicidio accusetur, et idem se purgare velit, secundum natale suum perneget, quod est werelada.]
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  • Búton hé geládige hine mid werláde, L. C. S. 39; Th. i. 400, 1. ¶ the equivalent Latin forms

    werelada negare or pernegare

    occur several times in
      L. H. I.; see 12, 3; Th. i. 523, 7: 66, 1; Th. i. 569, 4: 74, 1; Th. i. 578, 22: 92, 14; Th. i. 604, 14.
  • Other instances of the Latinized form

    werelada

    are :-- Werelada fiat,
      85, 4; Th. i. 592, 17: 88, 9; Th. i. 595, 35.
  • Triplicem wereladam habere,

      64, 1; Th. i. 566, 3.
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