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rift

  • noun [ neuter ]
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rift, rifte, es; n.
A veil, curtain, cloak
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  • Rift laena, Wrt. Voc. ii. 112, 42 : palla, 116, 35 : biuligo, niger velamen, 126, 38 :

    cicla,

      131, 28.
  • Hwítel ł ryft sagum, i. 284, 62 :

    pallium,

      Ps. Surt. 103, 6.
  • Ðý áwundenan ryfte

    plumario,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 77, 15.
  • Hé nywolnessa swá swá ryfte (

    pallium

    ) him tó gewǽde woruhte,
      Ps. Th. 103, 7.
  • Sprenge se sacerd seofon síðon on ðæt ryft (

    velum

    ),
      Lev. 4, 17.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. pein-refta tibarii : Icel. ript; f.; ripti; n. a kind of cloth or linen jerkin.]
Similar entries
v. bán-, cneó-, fleóg-, hálig-, wáh-rift.
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v.  ryft.
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