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irfe-láf

  • noun [ feminine ]
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irfe-láf, e; f.
An hereditary relic, heirloom, what is left of an inheritance, inheritance, heir
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  • Hé fédeþ folc Iacobes and Israhéla yrfeláfe

    pascere Jacob servum suum, et Israel hæreditatem suam,

      Ps. Th. 77, 70.
  • Ǽghwylcum máððum gesealde yrfeláfe

    to each he gave a gift, an heirloom,

      Beo.Th. 2110; B. 1053.
  • Hé bátwearde swurd gesealde, ðæt hé syððan wæs mádme ðý weorðra, yrfeláfe,

      3810; B. 1903.
  • Wolde líge gesyllan his swǽsne sunu ángan ofer eorþan yrfeláfe

    he [Abraham] was ready to give to the flame, his dear son, the only heir that was left him on earth,

      Cd. 162; Th. 203, 14 ; Exod. 403.
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