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fadian

  • verb [ weak ]
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  • Fadode

    digessit,

      An. Ox. 56, 326.
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  • Seofon þing gedafenað rihtwísum cyninge . . . seofoðe, ꝥ hé be freóndan and be fremdan fadige gelíce on rihtlican dóme (

    that in the matter of just judgement his ordering be the same for friends and for strangers

    ),
      Ll. Th. ii. 306, 29.
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  • Se práfast þæt fadaþ and gegearewaþ

    praepositus omnia disponens,

      R. Ben. 137, 22.
  • Hé wíslíce his líf ne fadað

    he orders not his life wisely,

      Wlfst. 52, 28.
  • Fadode,

      159, 18.
  • Gesette man þæne þe Godes hús wel fadige

    domui Dei dignum constituant dispensatorem,

      R. Ben. 119, 12.
  • Gif hé his líf rihtlice fadige,

      Ll. Th. i. 346, 18.
  • Heora ágene wísan rihtlíce fadian

    to order their conversation aright,

    ii.
      318, 13 : Wlfst. 143, 22 : 144, 22.
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[v. N. E. D. fade.]
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