ládian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ládian
I. In l. 3 read 241 for 244, and add: 1. to clear, excuse, defend a person Manigra manna gewuna is ðæt hié hié mid ðissum wordum ládiað and cueðað: 'Wé brucað úres ǽgnes, ne gítsige wé nánes óðres monnes,' Past. 337, 19: 439, 21. Sume þá biscopas wiðstódan stranglíce and scyldon and ládedon þá sóðfæstnesse quidam in defensione veritatis episcopi persistentes, Gr. D. 240, 10. (1 a) to clear of a charge, Past. 308, 7 (in Dict.). 2. to excuse a fault, Ors. 5, 2; S. 216, 31 (in Dict.).
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