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fǽr-béna

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Substitute: fær-béna (-u), an; m.
one that has to ask leave to go (faran) from his lord (? v. fær;
2),
a person of the churl class
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  • Gif ǽni man ágiten wurðe ꝥ ǽnige hǽðenscipe dreóge . . . gif hé sí cynges þegn . . . Gif hit sí elles landágende man . . . Gif hit sí færbéna . . . Gif cyninges þegen ætsace . . . Gif landágende man ætsace . . . Gif cyrlisc man ætsace,

      Ll. Th. ii. 296, 27-298, 13.
one that asks for passage on a ship (? cf. fær;
3; III; IV. 2)
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  • Faerbénu

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    ( = ἐπιβάτης),
      Txts. 108, 1112.
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  • fǽr-béna, n.