eád
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eád
Add:I. happiness, felicity, prosperity Ne bið him hyra yrmðu án tó wíte, ac þára óðerra eád tó sorgum, Cri. 1294. Ic þé góda swá fela forgiefen hæfde, and þé on þám eallum eádes tó lyt þúhte, gif þú meahte spéd efenmicle Gode ágan ne móste, 1401: 1199: Gú. 1165. Forber oft ðæt ðú wrecan mæge; geþyld bið middes eádes, Prov. K. 25. Eádes hleótan, Fä. 89. Þǽr (in Paradise ) him nǽnges wæs eádes onsýn ... him bitter wearð yrmðu æfter ǽte, Ph. 398. Næs his frymð ǽfre, eádes ongyn, 638. Wæs hyra tíres æt ende, eádes and ellendǽda, Jud. 273. Þá hyra týr and eád ýcað, Rä. 27, 23. II. wealth, riches Siððan his eaforan eád bryttedon ... him wæs beorht wela, Gen. 1602. Hié eád bryttedon, oð þæt hié ne meahton leng somed ... heora bégra þǽr ǽhte habban, 1891. His aferan eád bryttedon, welan, wunden gold, Dan. 672. Hé lét weaxan heora eád and ǽhta, Gen. 2756. Frumbearnes riht, eád and æþéla, Exod. 339. Beorn monig seah on sync, on sylfor, on searogimmas, on eád, on ǽht, on eorcanstán, Ruin. 37. Se rinc ágeaf eorðcunde eád (earthly possessions ), Gen. 1627.
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