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CLÁÞ

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
CLÁÞ, gen. cláðes; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§133; §301; §335;
CLOTH; pannus: in the plural, clothes; vestirnenta
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  • Ne déþ nán man niwes cláðes scyp on eald reáf

    nemo immittit commissuram panni rudis in vestimentum vetus,

      Mt. Bos. 9, 16.
  • Heó ða moldan on cláðe bewand

    she wound the mould in a cloth,

      Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 8.
  • Dó on cláþ

    put on a cloth,

      L. M. 2, 2; Lchdm. ii. 180, 5, 10, 28: 2, 47; Lchdm. ii. 262, 2.
  • Awring þurh cláþ

    wring through a cloth,

      2, 53; Lchdm. ii. 274, 7.
  • Híg bewundon hine mid línenum cláðe

    ligaverunt illud linteis,

      Jn. Bos. 19, 40.
  • Ðæt is heora bíwist; wǽpnu, and mete, and ealo, and cláðas

    this is their provision; weapons, and meat, and ale and clothes,

      Bt. 17; Fox 60, 5.
  • Him wyrþ oftohen ðara cláða

    he is deprived of the clothes,

      37, 1; Fox 186, 14: Bt. Met. Fox 25, 46; Met. 25, 23.
  • Of ðínum cláðum

    a vestimentis tuis,

      Ps. Th. 44, 10: Exon. 18b; Th. 45, 27; Cri. 725: 28b; Th. 87, 12; Cri. 1424.
  • Ruben tær his cláðas

    Reuben tore his clothes,

      Gen. 37, 29: Bt. 37, 1; Fox 186, 10.
Etymology
[R. Glouc. cloth: Laym. claðe, cloð, claed: Orm. claþ: Scot. claith, clayth: Plat. kleed: Frs. klaed: O. Frs. klath, klad, kleth, n: Dut. Kil. kleed, n: Ger. kleid, n: M. H. Ger. kleit, n: Dan. Swed. kläde, n: Icel. klæði, n.]
Derived forms
DER. bearm-cláþ, cild-, feax-, heáfod-, sár-, swát-.
Linked entries
v.  clǽþ.
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  • CLÁÞ, n.