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fæstnes

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§609;
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stability. v. fæst;
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  • Þæs wealles micelness and fæstness

    murorum firmitas et magnitudo

    ,
      Ors. 2, 4; S. 74, 14.
tenacity. Cf. fæst;
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  • Seó fastnysse þæs yfeles wǽtan on þan heáfede,

      Lch. iii. 130, 7.
    ]
resolution, vigour, firmness. Cf. fæst;
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  • Sameramis féng tó þám ríce mid mycelre fæstnesse (réþnesse,

    v. l.

    ) and wrǽnnesse (cf.
      Ors. 1, 2; S. 30, 14-35), Ors. 1, 2 tit. ; Th. 513, 4.
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v. ymb-fæstness.
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