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hilde

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
hilde, an; f.
A slope, declivity
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  • Helde, burhsteall clivium (cliuium, ascensus singularis uiae, Ld. Gl. H. s.v. glebum) i.

    discensum,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 131, 72.
  • On Owunes hyldan ufewyrde,

      C. D. v. 293, 25.
  • Oð ðæs clifes norðhyldan . . . on æccan dene norðhyldan, iii. 418,

      25, 33.
Etymology
[v. N. E. D. hield. O. H. Ger. halda; f. clivus. Cf. Icel. hallr; m. a slope.]
Similar entries
v. heald.
Linked entries
v.  helde holde.
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