Gif hit biþ nihteald þiéfþ
if it is a theft a day old, i. e. if a day passes between the commission of the crime and the capture of the thief,
- L. In. 73 ;
- Th. i. 148, 10.
Bosworth, Joseph. “niht-eald.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/23722.Checked: 1