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HELP

  • noun [ masculine ]
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HELP, e; f: also es; m.
HELP, aid,, succour
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  • On ðǽm burgum wæs getácnad ðæt Crist is eáðmódegra help

    probans se esse conservatorem humilium,

      Ors. 3, 2; Swt. 100, 25.
  • Ðǽr is help gearu æt mǽrum manna gehwylcum

    there is help ready at the hand of the mighty one for every man,

      Andr. Kmbl. 1814; An. 909.
  • Gionn helpe

    præsta subsidium,

      Rtl. 71, 37.
  • Ða ðe hine helpe biddaþ

    who ask him for help,

      Ps. Th. 118, 2: Andr. Kmbl. 2061; An. 1033.
  • Gehýr helpys bénan

    exaudi me,

      Ps. Th. l01. 2.
  • Uton helpan as ðam raðost ðe helpes betst behófaþ

    let us ever help him first who has most need of help,

      L. C. S. 69; Th. i. 412, 3.
  • Helpes bedǽled

    deprived of help,

      MS. Cott. Nero A. i. fol. 73.
  • Helpes biddende asking for help: sumes helpes biddende

    asking for some help,

      Lchdm. iii. 365, col. 2.
  • Hwá him tó hǽle and tó helpe on ðás world ástág

    who came down to this world as their salvation and help,

      Blickl. Homl. 105, 32.
  • Ðám burgwarum com mára fultum tó útan tó helpe

    more aid came from without to the citizens to help them,

      Chr. 921; Erl. 107, 19.
  • Rúmlícum helpe

    benigno favore,

      Rtl. 17, 35.
  • Þurh ða gebedu gé mágon on swíðe mycelan hylpe beón ge libbendum ge forþfarenum

    by prayers you may be of very great help both to the living and the departed,

      L. E, I. 3; Th. ii. 404, 18: 21; Th. ii. 414, 36.
  • Nǽnige helpe ðam byrnendan húse gedón mihton

    nil ardenti domui prodesse valentes,

      Bd. 3, 10; S. 534, 34.
  • Ðá nǽnig him ǽnige helpe findan mihte

    cum nil salutis furenti superesse videretur,

      3, 11; S. 536, 25.
  • Helpe úserne

    adjulorium nostrum,

      Rtl. 172, 23.
  • Ðǽr mé wið láþum lícsyrce mín helpe gefremede

    there against the foes my coat of mail afforded me help,

      Beo. Th. 1107; B. 550.
  • Gehýr mé and mé help freme

    exaudi me,

      Ps. Th. 68, 17: Cd. 184; Th. 230, 20; Dan. 236.
  • Dǽleþ help and hǽlo hæleþa bearnum

    distributes help and salvation to the children of men,

      226; Th. 301, 15; Sat, 586
Etymology
[O. Sax. helpa; f: O. Frs. helfe; f: Icel. hjálp; f: O. H. Ger. helfa; f. auxilium, adjutorium, subsidium, solatium: Ger. hülfe.]
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v. helpe.
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v.  hylp.
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