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elnian

  • verb [ weak ]
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  • Geunne þé éce Drihten æcera wexendra and wrídendra, eácniendra and elniendra,

      Lch. i. 402, 5.
Etymology
[v. N. E. D. elne. Goth. aljanon aemulari: O. H. Ger. ellinón aemulari, agonizare: Icel. elna to grow stronger (of disease).]
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