Ecg wæs íren eald-hláfordes
the sword of the old lord was iron,
- Beo. Th. 5550 ;
- B. 2778 .
He hæfde heora eald-hláfordes sunu on his gewealde
he had the son of their old lord in his power,
- Ors. 3, 11;
- Bos. 74, 25.
Se Cásere wæs heora eald-hláford cynnes
the Cæsar was of the kin of their ancient lords,
- Bt. 1 ;
- Fox 2, 22.
He sende ǽrend-gewrit eald-hláfordum
he sent letters to the ancient lords,
- Bt. Met. Fox I, 126 ;
- Met. I, 63 .
Bosworth, Joseph. “eald-hláford.” 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/8420.Checked: 1