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faroþ

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Substitute: faroþ, es; m.
water in motion [? cf. faran ;
3 ; and for connexion of a noun denoting water with a verb denoting motion, v. wǽg wave, and wegan to move],
surging sea, ocean, waves
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  • Brádne hwyrft oð þæt brim faroþæs (cf. the phrase sæ-acute;s brim. The MS. has oð ꝥ brim faroþæs : in Az. 38 the reading is oð brimflódas) the spacious vault of heaven down to the waters of ocean (i. e. to the horizon),

    the entire expanse of the sky

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      Dan. 322.
  • Mec sǽ oðbær æfter faroðe

    the sea bore me along on its waves

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      B. 580.
  • Wæs æt holme gearo, fús æt faroðe, 1916.
  • Bát on sǽwe, fleót on faroðe,

      Hy. 4, 100.
  • Hí hyne ætbǽron tó brimes faroðe

    they bore him to the water

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      B. 28.
  • Gewát him ofer sandhleoðu tó sæ-acute;s faruðe,

      An. 236.
  • Brimþisan æt sæ-acute;s faroðe sécan, 1660.
the land bordering the sea, shore
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  • Hé on greóte stód, fús on faroðe,

      An. 255.
Etymology
[Perhaps some passages given under
should be taken here.]
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v.
compounds with faroþ-.
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