- noun [ feminine ]
Ðá ðá hé gefrédde his deáþes neálǽcunge
when he was sensible of the approach of his death,
- Homl. Th. i. 88, 8.
Hý sylfe fram manna gesyhþe áscyriende ðara manna neálǽcynge ná underfóþ
cutting themselves off from the sight of men they do not admit the approach of men,
- R. Ben. 135, 1.
Bosworth, Joseph. “neáh-lǽcung.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/23481.Checked: 1