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fætt, l. fǽtt,
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of animals or human beings,
in a well-fed condition, plump
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  • Hine oxa ne teáh, ne fǽt hengest,

      Rä. 23, 14.
  • Þæt þæt gé fǽt sáwon (þæt gé fǽttas gesáwon, R. Ben. 51, 15) gé underféngon, and ꝥ wanhál wæs gé wiðsócan

    quod crassum videbatis, assumebatis; et quod debile erat, proicebatis

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      R. Ben. I. 56, 14.
  • Þá men beóð mægre, þeáh þe hié ǽr fǽtte wǽron,

      Lch. ii. 242, 4.
  • Culfrena briddas, hænne flǽsc, and góse fiþru, swá betere swá fǽtran sién,

      196, 23.
in an overfed condition, corpulent, obese
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  • Bearg fǽt

    porcaster obesus,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 97, 20 : 64, 50. ¶ as a nickname :--
    Ealdréd hæfð geunnen Æðestán fǽttan sumne dǽl landes, C. D. iv. 262, 13.
of animals intended to be eaten,
fatted
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  • Fǽt heáhfore

    altilium

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      Wrt. Voc. i. 23, 50.
  • Tó féttum stiorce

    ad vitulum saginatum

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      Kent. Gl. 525.
of things,
plump, full-bodied, substantial
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  • Ðá beóð fulle of fǽttum leáfum and wel wósigum,

      Lch. i. 258, 3.
  • Hafað seó lǽsse smæle leáf and gehwǽde, and seó óðer hafað máran leáf and fǽtte,

      264, 20.
  • Sió hæfð fǽtte and þicce ǽdra, ii. 242, 16.
containing fatty matter, consisting of fat
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  • Genim fǽttes flǽsces, sele twá snǽda,

      Lch. ii. 268, 30.
  • Bið swá sélre swá hé fǽttron mete ete, and gif hé mæge gedrincan ge ðǽre buteran, iii. 22, 14. III a. referring to fluids,

    oleaginous, unctuous :-- Ðý fǽttan crasso (crassa olei pinguedine,

      Ald.), Wrt. Voc. ii. 83, 67 : 18, 52.
rich (of food)
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  • Fǽtt broþ

    pingue jus

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      Coll. M. 29, 13.
  • Fétto

    pinguia

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      Kent. Gl. 788.
fertile, productive, rich (soil)
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  • Ðeós wyrt byþ cenned on fǽttum landum and begánum,

      Lch. i. 254, 11.
well supplied with what is needful or
desirable, rich in good things
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  • Æt fruman ðes middangeard wæs ðeónde, . . . on spéda genihtsumnysse fǽtt,

      Hml. Th. i. 614, 19.
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v. frǽ-, ofer-fǽtt.
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