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heald

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heald, inclined.
Wright's OE grammar
§562;
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  • Hald

    cernua,

      Txts. 49, 455.
  • Halði, haldi

    penduloso,

      84, 754.
  • Suae haldae (halde)

    reclines,

      92, 865.
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  • Of greátan hlinces ende on healdan weg; andlang heldan weges,

      C. D. iii. 420, 5.
  • Tó healdan hlince,

      431, 11.
  • Tó healdan gráfe, v. 212, 4.
  • On ðone heáldan weg, ii. 29, 5.
  • On ðá healdan stíge, iii. 462, 11.
figurative.
inclined to
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  • Ꝥ ǽlc gesceaft bið heald onlocen (-loten?) wiþ hyre gecynde,

      Bt. 25; F. 88, 7.
that tends to mean things
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  • Þá healdan divexa (ardua sectari necnon

    devexa

    cavere,
      Ald. 157, 2), Wrt. Voc. ii. 91, 54: 27, 12.
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v. forþ-heald, freónd-heald, in-heald, mór-heald (?), niþer-heald, norþ-heald, ó-heald, scyte-heald, súþ-heald, tó-heald; neowol; hilde.
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