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lád-mann

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
lád-mann, es; m.
A leader, guide
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  • Ðú canst wegas geond ðæt wésten beó úre ládmann

    thou knowest the ways through the desert; be our guide;

    eris ductor poster,
      Num. 10, 31.
  • Abram férde of Egipta lande and Farao him funde ládmen

    præcepit Pharao super Abram viris et deduxerunt eum,

      Gen. 12, 20.
Etymology
[Cf. Laym. ȝe scullen habben lædesmen and forð ȝe scullen liðen (2nd MS. lodesmen forþ ȝou to lede): Ayenb. Þe ssipnen yhyerþ þane smite of þe lodesmanne: Prompt. Parv. p. 311, n. lodesman pilot.]
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