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228 EALD-GESEGEN -- EALDOR-LEG.

foes might come to injure him, Andr. Kmbl. 2098; An. 1050 : Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 37. Ealdgeníþla, helle hæftling the old fiend, hell's captive, Andr. Kmbl. 2682; An. 1343. v. eald-feónd.

eald-gesegen, e; f. An old saga; ant&i-long;qua narr&a-long;tio :-- Se ðe eald-gesegena worn gemunde who remembered a great number of old sagas, Beo. Th. 1743; B. 869.

eald-gesíþ, es; m. An old companion; v&e-short;tus c&o-short;mes :-- Gewiton eald-gesíþas the old companions departed, Beo. Th. 1711; B. 853: Andr. Kmbl. 2210; An. 1106. v. eald-geneá.

eald-gestreón, es: n. An old treasure; ant&i-long;quus th&e-long;saurus :-- Ic ðé ða fæ-acute;hðe leánige ealdgestreónum I will recompense thee for the strife with old treasures, Beo. Th. 2766; B. 1381: Beo. Th. 2921; B. 1458: Exon. 31 a; Th. 96, 8; Cri. 1571.

eald-geweorc, es; n. An ancient work, the world; priscum &o-short;pus, mundus :-- Freán ealdgeweorc the ancient work of the Lord, Bt. Met. Fox 11, 80; Met. 11, 40: 20, 232; Met. 20, 116.

eald-gewin, -gewinn, es; n. An ancient conflict; ant&i-long;quum bellum :-- Ðæt wæs eald-gewinn that was an ancient conflict, Elen. Kmbl. 1290; El. 647; Beo. Th. 3566; B. 1781.

eald-gewinna, an; m. An old foe; ant&i-long;quus in&i-short;m&i-long;cus :-- Grendel wearþ, eald-gewinna, ingenga mín Grendel, my old foe, became my invader, Beo. Th. 3556; B. 1776. v. eald-feónd.

eald-gewyrht, es; n. An ancient action; prisca actio :-- He þró for Adames ealdgewyrhtum he suffered for Adam's ancient actions, Rood Kmbl. 198; Kr. 100: Beo. Th. 5307; B. 2657.

eald-hád, es; m. Old age; senectus. v. ald-hád.

Ealdhelm Aldhelm, Chr. 731; Th. 74, 31, col. 2, 3; Aldhelm, 74, 31, col. 1. v. Aldhelm.

eald-hettende; pl. m. Old foes; ant&i-long;qui in&i-short;m&i-long;ci, Judth. 12; Thw. 26, 11; Jud. 321. v. eald-feónd.

eald-hláford, es; m. [eald old, ancient; hláford a lord] An old or ancient lord; prist&i-short;nus dom&i-short;nus :-- 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 æ-acute;rend-gewrit eald-hláfordum he sent letters to the ancient lords, Bt. Met. Fox I, 126; Met. I, 63.

eald-hryter-flæ-acute;sc, es; n. A side of meat cut off; succ&i-long;dia, Ælfc. Gl. 31; Som. 61, 101; Wrt. Voc. 27, 29. Mann. suggests eald-hryðer-flæ-acute;sc adulti b&o-short;vis c&a-short;ro. v. hrysel.

ealdian; p. ode; pp. od To grow or wax old; senesc&e-short;re, inveteras-c&e-short;re :-- Syððan ic ealdode postquam cons&e-short;nui, Gen. 18, 12: Jn. Bos. 21, 18: Exon. 33 a; Th. 104, 27; Gú. UNCERTAIN 14. DER. forealdian. UNCERTAIN

eald-líc; adj. Old, senile, venerable; s&e-short;n&i-long;lis, gr&a-short;vis :-- Ealdlíc s&e-short;n&i-long;lis, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 28; Som. 11, 38: gravis, Off. Episc. 1.

eald-móder, ealde-móder; f. A grandmother; avia :-- Ealde-móder avia, Ælfc. Gl. 91; Som. 75, 9; Wrt. Voc. 51, 54.

ealdnys, -nyss, e; f. OLDNESS, age; v&e-short;tustas :-- Ealdnyss v&e-short;tustas,Ælfc. Gr. 5; Som. 5, 21. We awurpon ða derigendlícan ealdnysse we have cast off pernicious age, Homl. Th. i. 194, 25.

ealdor, ealdur, aldor; gen. ealdres; dat, ealdre; pl. nom. acc. ealdras; m. I; an ELDER, parent, head of a family, author; p&a-short;rens, paterfamilias, auctor :-- Úre ealdras ða æ-acute;restan menn pr&i-long;mi p&a-short;rentes nastri, Bd. I. 27; S. 493, 3. Ðæt unriht ðe his ealdras æ-acute;r gefremedon in&i-long;qu&i-short;tas patrum ejus, Ps. Th. 108, 14. Sum híredes ealdor wæs h&o-short;mo erat paterfamil&i-short;as, Mt. Bos. 21, 33. þýstra ealdor tenebrarum auctor. Bd. 2, 1; S. 501, 16. II. an elder, chief, governor, prince; s&e-short;nior, præp&o-short;s&i-long;tus, princeps :-- Ðæs folces ealdoran seni&o-long;res p&o-short;p&u-short;li, Lev. 4, 15. Hundredes ealdor cent&u-short;rio, Mt. Bos. 8, 5: Ælfc. Gl. 6; Som. 56, 58. Ðæra byrla ealdor the chief butler. Gen. 40, 9. Cwæþ se Hæ-acute;lend to ðæs temples ealdrum dixit Iesus ad magistr&a-long;tus templi, Lk. Bos. 22, 52 : C. R. Ben. 25. Ðæt wæs ealdor heora that was their chief, Cd. 221; Th. 287, 27; Sat. 373. Heofna ealdor the prince of the heavens, Cd. 226; Th. 300, 20; Sat. 567. Ealdor þegna the prince of thanes, Beo. Th. 3293; B. 1644. Egesful ealdor a dreadful prince, Exon. 70 b; Th. 262, 7; Jul. 329. He ofer his ealdre gestód he stood opposite his sovereign, 55 b; Th. 196, 1; Az. 167. Ealdras of Zabulone princ&i-short;pes Zabulon, Ps. Th. 67, 25 : 82, 9. [Wyc. eldren, eldres fathers, seniors: Laym. ældere, aldere a chieftain; ældere, ælderen, alderen ancestors, parents : Plat. elder, m. senior; in pl. parents: O. Sax. aldiro, aldro, m. ancestor; pl. eldiron parents : Dut. ouder a parent; pl. ouders, ouderen, m. parents: O. Frs. alder a parent: Ger. eltern, ältera parents: M. H. Ger. altern parents: O. H. Ger. altiron, eltiron parents: Dan. äldre elder, older; for-ældre parents: Swed. äldre elder, older; for-äldrar parents.] v.

EALDOR, aldor, es, ; n: e; f? I. life; vita :-- Ealdres æt ende at life's end, Beo. Th. 5573; B. 2790. Ðe him wolde ealdres geunnan which would grant him life, Andr. Kmbl. 2263; An. 1133. On ðissum ealdre in this life, Ps. Th. 87, 14. Deáþ geþryðeþ ealdor ánra gehwæs death expels the life of every one, Exon. 62 b; Th. 231, 10; Ph. 487. Nalles for ealdre mearn he cared not for life, Beo. Th. 2889; B. 1442. He æt wíge gecrang ealdres scyldig he succumbed in battle, his life forfeiting, 2680; B. 1338: 4128; B. 2061. Ne wæs me feorh ðá gén ealdor in innan there was as yet no soul, no life within me, Exon. 103 a; Th. 391, 10; Rä. UNCERTAIN 10, 3 : Andr. Kmbl. 2276; An. 1139: Salm. Kmbl. 711; Sal. 355. Swá biþ geóguþe þeáw, ðæ-acute;r ðæs ealdres egsa ne stýreþ so is the wont of youth, where fear of life checks not, Exon. 38 b; Th. 127, 24; Gú. 391. On ealdre ealre in the whole life, Ps. Th. 126, 6. II. age, in the expressions, on ealdre, on aldre ever; unquam and to ealdre always; semper, which are used not only with regard to the duration of life, but also in general for an unlimited period of time, independently or with the addition of á, áwa, æ-acute;fre, æfter, éce as well in positive as in negative sentences :-- Ne mæg hine on ealdre æ-acute;nig onhréran non commov&e-long;b&i-short;tur in æternum, Ps. Th. 124, 1: 79, 15. Ne weorþe ic on ealdre æ-acute;fre gescended non confundar in æternum, 70, 1: 118, 80. Ic æ-acute;r æ-acute;fre on ealdre ne wolde melda weorþan I never before would be the narrator, Exon. 50 b; Th. 175, 29; Gú. UNCERTAIN 1202. Him gewearþ yrmþu to ealdre misery was to them for ever, 73a; Th. 272, 24; Jul. 504. Á to ealdre, 116 a; Th. 446, 28; Dóm. 29. Æ-acute;fre to ealdre, 56 b; Th. 200, 13; Ph. 40. Áwa to ealdre, 14b; Th. 30, 13; Cri. 479. Éce to ealdre, 18 a; Th. 43, 17; Cri. 690: Menol. Fox 303; Men. 153. [O. Sax. aldar, n. ætas: O. Frs. alder age in alderlong : Dut. onder in onder-dom lifetime : Ger. M. H. Ger. alter, n. age : O. H. Ger. altar, n. ætas, ævum, v&e-short;tustas, s&e-short;nectus: Goth. alds, f. ævum: Dan. alder, m. f. age : Swed. ålder, m. age: Icel. aldr, m. age, life, period, everlasting life.]

ealdor-apostol, aldor-apostol, es; m. The chief apostle, the chief of the apostles; princeps apost&o-long;l&o-long;rum :-- He mynster getimbrede on áre Sce UNCERTAIN Petres ðæs ealdorapostoles he built a monastery in honour of St. Peter, the chief apostle, Bd. 4, 18; S. 586, 26.

ealdor-bana a life-destroyer; vitæ destructor, v. aldor-bana.

ealdor-bealu, aldor-bealu; gen. -bealuwes, -bealwes; n. Vital evil; malum vitæ aff&i-short;ciens :-- Fá þrówiaþ ealdor-bealu egeslíc the hostile shall suffer terrific vital evil, Exon. 31 b; Th. 98, 31; Cri. 1616.

ealdor-biscop, es; m. An elder or chief bishop, an archbishop; s&e-short;nior episc&o-short;pus, archiepisc&o-short;pus; the Pope is so called by king Alfred :-- Ðá wæs Vitalianus Papa ðæs apostolícan setles ealdorbiscop then Pope Vitalian was the chief bishop of the apostolic seat; sedi apost&o-short;l&i-short;cæ præerat, Bd. 4, 1; S. 563, 23: 2, 13; S. 516, 1: 5, 8; S. 621, 39. v. bisceop.

ealdor-botl, es; n. A royal house or villa; r&e-long;g&a-long;lis villa :-- Ðæ-acute;r wæs ðá cyninges ealdorbotl ubi tunc erat villa r&e-long;g&a-long;lis, Bd. 2, 9; S. 511, 18.

ealdor-burh, -burg; gen. -burge; f. A royal city, metropolis; r&e-long;gia arx, metr&o-short;p&o-short;lis :-- On Cantwara byrig, seó wæs ealles his ríces ealdor-burh in civ&i-short;t&a-long;te Doruvernensi, quæ imp&e-short;rii sui t&o-long;t&i-long;us erat metr&o-short;p&o-short;lis. Bd. 1, 25; S. 487, 19: I. 13; S. 482, 6. Godes ealdorburg God's royal city, Exon. 114 b; Th. 441, 8; Rä. UNCERTAIN 60, 15.

ealdor-cearu life-care, care for life, life-long care. v. aldor-cearu.

ealdor-dæg, ealder-dæg, aldor-dæg; gen. -dæges; pl. nom. acc. -dagas; m. Life-day, day of life; vitæ dies :-- On ealderdagum in the days of his life, Beo. Th. 1518; B. 757: 1440; B. 718.

ealdor-déma a supreme judge, a prince, v. aldor-déma.

ealdor-dóm, ealdur-dóm, aldor-dórn, alder-dóm, es; m. [ealdor an elder, a chief; dóm dominion, power] Eldership, authority, magistracy, principality; auct&o-long;r&i-short;tas, magistr&a-long;tus, princ&i-short;p&a-long;tus, pr&i-long;m&a-long;tns, d&u-short;c&a-long;tus :-- He his ealdordom synnum aswefede he [Reuben] had destroyed his eldership by sins, Cd. 160 Th. 199, 8; Exod. 335. Is heora ealdordóm gestrangod confort&a-long;tus est princ&i-short;p&a-short;tus e&o-long;rum, Ps. Th. 138, 15: Cd. 60; Th. 73, 1; Gen. 1197: Exon. 58 a; Th. 208, 20; Ph. 158: 66a; Th. 244, 10; Jul. 25. Theodor ealdordóm hæfde Theod&o-long;ras pr&i-long;m&a-long;tum h&a-short;b&e-short;bat, Bd. 4, 28; S. 606, 26, 6. Ealdordóm d&u-short;c&a-long;tus, Ælfc. Gl. 6; Som. 56, 48; Wrt. Voc. 18, 3. Ealdórdomas vel ða héhstan wurþscipas fasces, 112; Som. 79, 85; Wrt. Voc. 59, 53: 68; Som. 70, 4; Wrt. Voc. 42, 13.

ealdor-duguþ, aldor-duguþ, e; f. The chief nobility; proc&e-short;res. Judth. 12; Thw. 26, 5; Jud. 310.

ealdor-freá a chief lord. v. aldor-freá.

ealdor-gedál, aldor-gedál, es; n. Separation from life, death; vitæ divortium, mors :-- Óþ his ealdorgedál until his death. Cd. 92; Th. 118, 2; Gen. 1959.

ealdor-gesceaft, e; f. Condition of life; vitæ cond&i-short;tio, Exon. 110 a; Th. 421, 24; Rä. UNCERTAIN 40, 23.

ealdor-gewinna, an; m. Vital adversary; advers&a-long;rius qui vitæ ins&i-short;di&a-long;tur, Beo. Th. 5799; B. 2903: Exon. 40b; Th. 134, 10; Gá. UNCERTAIN 505.

ealdor-lang; adj. Life-long; semp&i-short;ternus:-- Hí ealdorlangne tír geslógon æt sæcce they won life-long glory in the battle, Chr. 937; Erl. 112, 3; Æðelst. 3.

ealdor-leás, aldor-leás; adj. Lifeless; vita pr&i-long;v&a-long;tus :-- Hie gefricgeaþ freán úserne ealdorleásne they shall hear our lord [is] lifeless, Beo. Th. 5998; B. 3003.

ealdor-leás deprived of parents, v. aldor-leás.

ealdor-leg, aldor-leg, -læg, es; a. [ealdor, læg p. of licgan] Life-law,