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fant-bæþ

  • noun [ neuter ]
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fant-bæþ, es; n.
The baptismal font, font with water in it ready for baptism, the rite there performed
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  • Þonne is æfter eallum þisum mid rihtum geleáfan tó efstanne wið fontbæðes georne . . .Þá ðreó dýfinga on fontbæðe getácniað . . . ,

      Wlfst. 36, 1-10.
  • Gelǽstan þæt þæt wé behétan þá wé fulluht underféngan, oððon þá þe æt fontbæþe (fulluhte,

    v. l.

    ) úre forespecan wǽran,
      67, 8.
  • Hé eóde in (ðá eá) nacod. Þá gefullode hine se bisceop . . . and he eóde of þǽm fantbaðe sóna,

      Hml. S. 3, 76.
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  • fant-bæþ, n.