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  • noun [ feminine ]
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irfe-hand, a ; f.
One who manages the estate of a deceased person, an administrator [?]
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  • Se mann se tó londe fóe ágefe hire erfehonda xiii pund pendingæ and heó forgifeþ xv pund for dý ðe mon ðás feorme ðý soel gelǽste

    let the man who succeeds to the land give to her administrator thirteen pounds of pennies; and he will give fifteen pounds, in order that this refection may be the better provided,

      Chart. Th. 474, 9.
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  • irfe-hand, n.