- Hé hit mid áðsware geǽðde and geswór, þus cweðende: ' Ic . . . geǽðe and swerige þurh þone lifigendan Godes sunu . . . ꝥ þás word . . . nǽron of nánes mannes handa gehíwode, ' Nap. 27.
Wé lǽrað ꝥ preóst bísæce ordél ǽfre ne geǽðe (
in cases where the validity of the ordeal was disputed a priest was not to swear to the validity ?The previous canon enjoins that ' ǽnig preóst ne stande on leásre gewitnesse '; in the present one the ' bísæce ordél' may be ordeals which, it was contended, had been conducted improperly (cf. Gif preóst ordál misfadige, gebéte ꝥ,
- Ll. Th. ii. 296, 9),
Bosworth, Joseph. “ge-ǽþan.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/47000.Checked: 0