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under-wed

  • noun [ neuter ]
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under-wed, under-wedd, es; n.
A pledge, security
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  • 'Gif ðú mé sylst underwedd (

    arrhabonem), óð ðæt ðú mé sende ðæt ðú mé behǽtst' ... 'Hwæt wilt ðú tó underwedde (pro arrhabone )

    nyman?' ... Iudas sende án tyccen wið his hirde, ðæt hé fette ðæt underwedd,
      Gen. 38, 17-20.
  • Gylde hé ðæt yrfe oþþe uuderwed lecge,

      L. O. D. 1; Th. i. 352, 8: 8; Th. i. 356, 10.
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  • under-wed, n.