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híd-gild

  • noun [ neuter ]
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híd-gild, es; n.
A land tax, tax paid on every hide
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  • Ðis mycel gegolden of ðære cyricean W. cyninge syððan hé ðis land áhte wíðútan ðam hídgelde ðe nán man wiðútan Gode ánum átellan ne mæg

    this much has been paid from the church [of Worcester] to king William since he owned this country, besides the hide-tax, which no one but God alone can reckon,

      Chart. Th. 439, 22.
Etymology
[Cf. Chr. 1083; Erl. 217, 33-5, Se cyng lét beódan mycel gyld and hefelíc ofer eall Engla land ðæt wæs ðæt ǽlcere hýde twá and hundseofenti peanega.]
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  • híd-gild, n.