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leger-bedd

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Grammar
leger-bedd, es; n.
A sick-bed, bed of death, grave
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  • Sum mǽden hé gehǽlde ðæt ðe langlíce læg on legerbedde seóc

    a maiden he healed that had long been confined to her bed by sickness,

      Homl. Th. ii. 510, 25.
  • Árís nú and ber hám ðín legerbed, i. 472, 25.
  • Ðæt ðú ðus láðlíc legerbed cure

    that thou shouldst choose so loathly a couch [the grave],

    Soul
      Kmbl. 307; Seel. 157: Wulfst. 187, 12.
  • Sceal ðis sáwelhús legerbedde fæst wunian wælræste,

      Exon. 47 b; Th. 164, 2; Gú. 1005: Beo. Th. 2019; B. 1007.
Etymology
[O. Sax. legar-bed.]
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