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hláford

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
hláford, es; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§13; §133; §267; §276; §293;
A LORD; dominus. herus
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  • Hláford

    heros,

      Ælfc. Gl. 87; Som. 74, 46; Wrt. Voc. 50, 28.
  • Scipes hláford

    nauclerus,

      83; Som. 73, 66; Wrt. Voc. 48, 4.
  • Hie cuǽdon ðæt him nǽnig mǽg leófra nǽre ðonne hiera hláford

    they said that no kinsman was dearer to them than their lord,

      Chr. 755; Erl. 50, 20.
  • Cwǽdon ðæt him nán leófre hláford nǽre ðonne heora gecynde hláford,

      1014; Erl. 150, 6.
  • Hé wæs ǽgðer mín mǽg and mín hláford

    he was both my kinsman and my lord,

      Byrht. Th. 138, 23; By. 224.
  • Ðæs þegenes lof is ðæs hláfordes wurþmynt. Sý lof ðam Hláforde ðe leofaþ on écnysse

    the servant's praise is the Lord's honour. Praise be to the Lord that liveth for ever,

      Homl. Th. ii. 562, 6.
  • Sum sceal mid hearpan æt his hláfordes fótum sittan feoh þicgan

    one shall sit with the harp at the feet of his lord, receive money,

      Exon. 88 a; Th. 332, 5; Vy. 80.
  • Hine gecés tó hláforde Scotta cyning,

    the king of Scots chose him as his lord,

      Chr. 924; Erl. 110, 14.
  • Tó hláforde geceósan

    to elect king,

      Ors. 3, 11; Bos. 74, 39.
  • Óhthere sǽde his hláforde Ælfréde cyninge

    Ohthere said to his lord, king Alfred,

      1, 1; Bos. 19, 25.
  • Ic geann mínum hláforde syxti mancusa goldes

    I give to my lord sixty mancuses of gold,

      Chart. Th. 516, 32.
  • Úrum hláforde holde

    loyal to our lord,

      L. C. E. 20; Th. i. 372, 8.
  • Ic mé be healfe mínum hláforde be swá leófan men licgan þence

    beside my lord, by one so loved, I mean to lie,

      Byrht. Th. 141, 7; By. 318: Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 9; Jud. 251: Andr. Kmbl. 823; An. 412.
  • Heora hláford gewrecan

    to avenge their lord,

      Ors. 3, 9; Swt. 134, 30.
  • Hé bebeád ðone hláford lufian swá hine selfne

    he commanded to love the lord as himself,

      L. Alf. 49; Th. i. 58, 13.
  • Áhte ic fela wintra folgaþ tilne holdne hláford

    I had for many years a good service, a gracious lord,

      Exon. 100 b; Th. 379, 26; Deór. 39.
  • Álegdon ða tómiddes mǽrne þeóden hláford leófne

    they laid down in their midst the great prince, their beloved lord,

      Beo. Th. 6276; B. 3142.
  • Ða menn ða ðǽr hláfordas wǽron

    the men that were lords there,

      Chart. Th. 459, 16.
  • Hláforda wín

    honorarium vinum,

      Ælfc. Gl. 32; Som. 62, 1; Wrt. Voc. 27, 67.
  • Heó [

    Hagar] gewát hire hláfordum [Abram and Sara ],

      Cd. 104; Th. 138, 21; Gen. 2295.
Etymology
[Laym. laverd: Orm. laferrd: A. R. loverd: Proclam. H. III. lhoaverd: Ayenb. lhord: Piers P. Chauc. lord.]
Derived forms
DER. cyne-, eald-, hús-, worold-hláford.
Linked entries
v.  hlǽfdige.
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  • hláford, n.