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lár-leást

  • noun [ feminine ]
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lár-leást, -lýst, e; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§613;
Lack of learning or instruction
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  • Þurh lárleáste hí ne cunnon ne lǽdan ne lǽran hí

    through want of knowledge they cannot guide or teach them,

      L. I. P. 19; Th. ii. 326, 28.
  • Wé sceolon bodigan ðám lǽwedum ðý læs ðe hý for lárlýste losian sceoldan

    we must preach to the laymen, lest for lack of instruction they should perish,

      L. Ælfc. C. 23; Th. ii. 352, 1: Wulfst. 79, 19.
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  • lár-leást, n.