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  • verb [ weak ]
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be-lendan, be-lændan; p. de; pp. ed
Wright's OE grammar
To deprive of land; terris privare
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  • Se cyng belænde ðone eorl

    the king deprived the earl of his land,

      Chr. 1112; Th. 369, 39, 41 : 1104; Th. 367, 11.
  • Wearþ Eoda eorl and manege óðre belende

    earl Eudes and many others were deprived of their lands,

      1096; Th. 362, 36.
Similar entries
v. be-landian.
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v.  ge-lend.
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  • be-lendan, v.