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lácnung

  • noun [ feminine ]
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lácnung, lǽcnung (v. sealf-lǽcnung), e; f.
Healing, cure, remedy, medicine
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  • Lácnung medicamen, R. Ben:

    medicamentum,

      Hpt. Gl. 478.
  • On gódan lǽce biþ gelang seóces mannes lácnung

    the sick man's cure depends on a good doctor,

      L. Pen, 1; Th. ii. 278, 4.
  • Ða hé gehǽlde ðe lácnunga beþorftun

    eos qui cura indigebant sanabat,

      Lk. Skt. 9, 11.
  • Gebéte wið hine ða wunde and begyte him ða lácnunge

    componset ei vulnus, et sanationem ei comparet,

      L. Ecg. P. iv. 22; Th. ii. 210, 25
Etymology
[O. E. Homl. hit (Christ's blood) beo mi lechnunge, i. 202, 16: Jul. ne mahte he wið ute þe lechnunge of hire luue libbers, 7, 4: Icel. lækning a cure, medicine; the art of healing: Dan. lægning healing: O. H. Ger. láchenunga medicine.]
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v.  lǽcnung.
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  • lácnung, n.