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hildan

  • verb
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Grammar
hildan, to bend, incline.
Take here hyldan in Dict. , and add:
trans.
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  • Ne drinc ðú of þǽre flascan, ac hyld (

    inclina

    ) þú hí wærlíce,
      Gr. D. 142, 5.
  • Þá þá hé helde ł bígede

    cum (membra sopori) dedisset i. inclinasset,

      An. Ox. 2105.
intrans.
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  • Men gesáwon áne hand . . . of heofonum cumende; and seó hæfde áne gyldene róde, and wæs æteówod manegum mannum, and helde tóweard tóforan þæs húses duru

    ecce humana manus ab olympi nubibus ante ostium domus . . . porrecta videbatur,

      Guth. Gr. 105, 18.
Etymology
[v. N. E. D. hield.]
Similar entries
v. ge-hildan.
Linked entries
v.  heldan hyldan.
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