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of a house or family, domestic.
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  • Híwcúþum

    domesticis (sodalibus ),

      An. Ox. 5132.
  • Se cyngc betwux his híwcúðum mannum blissode, Ap. Th. 3, 4. (1 a) figuratively :-- Hwæt is ꝥ þǽm men sý máre þearf tó þencenne þonne embe his sáuwle þearfe, ... and hwylce látteówas hé hæbbe, and hwyder hé gelǽded sý ... Sweotollíce wé magon ongeotan ꝥ þá syndon heówcúðe (

    there are those belonging to the household,

    i. e. good or evil spirits?) þe wé geseón ne magon,
      Bl. H. 97, 23.
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  • Híwcúþ carfulnys

    domestica sollicitudo,

      An. Ox. 4183.
  • Híwcúþre

    domesticę (sodalitatis ),

    2808.
familiar
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  • Þone híwcúþestan

    familiarissimum,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 147, 33.
of persons
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  • Ic ne eom him swǽ hiéwcúð,

      Past. 62, 6.
  • Ðyses weres híwcúðesta wæs Julianus

    hujus viri familiarissimus fuit Julianus,

      Gr. D. 71, 11.
of things
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  • Ðeós wyrt ys culfran swíðe híwcúð (doves are very fond of this plant), þanon hý sum þeódscipe

    columbinam

    háteð,
      Lch. i. 170, 13.
  • Þone deófol þe sit on þínum hneccan ic þé of ábleów, and se deófol his híwcúðe setl sóna forlét,

      Hml. S. 31, 1191. See next word.
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