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CEALD

  • adjective
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Grammar
CEALD, cald; comp. ra; sup. ost; adj. [ceald = cald, q. v.]
Wright's OE grammar
§49; §64; §72; §168; §176; §232; §299; §311; §426; §620;
Cool, COLD; frigidus, gelidus
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  • Hú ðone cealdan magan ungelíclíce mettas lyste

    how various meats please the cool stomach,

      L. M. cont. 2, 16; Lchdm. ii. 160, 7.
  • Forst se biþ fyrnum ceald

    frost which is intensely cold,

      Cd. 38; Th. 50, 16; Gen. 809.
  • Ðú ðæm wætere wǽtum and cealdum foldan fæste gesettest

    thou firmly settest the earth to the water wet and cold,

      Bt. Met. Fox 20, 180; Met. 20, 90: 20, 152; Met. 20, 76.
  • Wedera cealdost

    the coldest of tempests,

      Beo. Th. 1097; B. 546.
Etymology
[Laym, cald: Plat. koold, kold, kolt: O. Sax. O. Frs. kald: Dut. koud: Kil. koud, kaud: Ger. M. H. Ger. kalt: O. H. Ger. chalt, kalt: Goth. kalds, m; kald, n: Dan. kold: Swed. kall: Icel. kaldr: Lat. gelidus: Lith. száltas: Lett. salts: Sansk. jala.]
Derived forms
calan
Linked entries
v.  cald cyld.
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  • CEALD, adj.