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  • noun [ neuter ]
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a forest of spears which rise over the heads of those who bear them(?)
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  • Hié gesáwon fyrd Faraonis forþ ongangan oferholt wegan eóred líxan

    they (the Israelites) saw Pharaoh's host advance, saw a forest of spears move (or saw them bearing a forest of spears), saw the band glitter,

      Cd. Th. 187, 27; Exod. 157.
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  • ofer-holt, n.