gǽlan
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gǽlan
Add:1. to delay For ðǽm gif ús ne lyst ðǽra ǽrrena yfela ðe wé ǽr worhton, ðonne ne gǽlð ús nán ðing te fullfremmanne ðá gódan weorc ðe wé nú wyrceað nisi enim retro aspicerent, erga coeptum studium nullo torpore languerent, Past. 445, 29. Ðý lǽs hine ǽnig wuht gǽlde ungearowes ut tarditas nulla generetur, 171, 23. 2. to dupe Gę́ (nec) lactes (quemquam labiis tuis ), Kent. Gl. 942. [By þyse bonkeȝ þer I con gele, Allit. Pms. 28, 930.] v. tó-gǽlan.
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