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varies, changes; 3rd pres. of bredan
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  • Hǽðen cild biþ gefullod, ac hit ne bret ná his hiw wiðútan, ðeáh ðe hit beó wiðinnan awend

    a heathen child is baptized, but it varies not its aspect without, although it be changed within,

      Homl. Th. ii. 268, 30.
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v. bredan II.
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  • bret, v.