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fǽr-deáþ

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Substitute: Sudden death, apoplexy
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  • Fǽrdeáþ

    apoplexia,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 7, 63.
  • Sǽde Cecilia þám brýdguman þ heó gesáwe engel of heofenum, and sé wolde hyne sleán myd fǽrdeáþe (

    he would strike him dead

    ), gif hé hyre onhryne,
      Shrn. 149, 24.
Etymology
[Fǽrdeáð mors repentina, Angl. xi. 387, 396.]
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  • fǽr-deáþ,