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læt-byrd

  • noun [ feminine ]
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læt-byrd, e; f.
A lateor slow birth
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  • Se wífman se hire cild áfédan ne mæg gange tó gewitenes mannes birgenne ... and cweþe ðás word ðis mé tó bóte ðære láþan lætbyrde

    let the woman who cannot nourish her [unborn] child go to the grave of a dead man ... and say these words: 'May this help me with the troublesome late birth,'

      Lchdm. iii. 66, 21.
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v.  lam-byrd.
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  • læt-byrd, n.