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ildan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
ildan, p. de
To delay, tarry, defer, put off, postpone, procrastinate, delay the notice of anything, connive at, dissimulate
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  • Tó hwon yldestú middangeard tó onlýhtenne

    why dost thou delay to enlighten the world?

      Blickl. Homl. 7, 33.
  • Tó hwon yldest ðú ðæt ðú raðost dó ðæt man ðás menn wítnige and cwelle

    why dost thou delay at once to cause these men to be punished and killed,

      183, 1.
  • Seó hálige cyrice sum þing þurh sceáwunge yldeþ and swá ábireþ and ældeþ ðæt oft ðæt wiðerwearde yfel áberende and yldende beweraþ

    sancta ecclesia quædam per considerationem dissimulat, atque ita portat et dissimulat, ut sæpe malum quod adversatur portando et dissimulando compescat,

      Bd. 1, 27 ; S. 491, 29-32.
  • Ðá se brýdguma ylde moram faciente sponso, Mt. Kmbl. 25, 5, Hé ilde [Cott. MS. ielde] and þafode ða scylda

    dissimulavit culpas,

      Past. 21, 1 ; Swt. 151, 22.
  • Hé ða gewilnunge náht lange ne ylde

    he did not long delay that desire,

      Th. Ap. 1, 17.
  • Ne ylde hé hit ðá leng

    nec exinde distulit,

      Bd. 2, 12 ; S. 512, 34.
  • Hé ylde ðá gyt

    distulit,

      Ps. Th. 77, 23.
  • Ne yld ðæt ðú mé árie

    ne tardaveris,

      39, 21.
  • Ðeáh ðe ic hit læng ylde

    though I should longer delay to notice the matter,

      Chr. 1100 ; Erl. 236, 11.
  • Ne ðæt se aglǽca yldan þohte

    nor did the wretch mean to delay that,

      Beo. Th. 1483; B. 739 : 4471; 2239.
  • Yldan

    dissimulare,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 37.
  • Yldende tó andettenne

    differentes confiteri,

      Bd. 5, 12; S. 630, 5.
  • Ðonne se láreów ieldende sécþ ðone tíman ðe hé his hiéremenn sidelíce on þreátigean mǽge

    cum tempus subditis ad correptionem quæritur,

      Past. 21, 2 ; Swt. 153. 5.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. altian differre; altón dissimulare; altinón differre, dissimulare, elongare.]
Similar entries
v. ældan, ildcian, ildian; for-ildan.
Linked entries
v.  ældan ildian ilding.
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