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EARNING -- EASTER. 235

M. H. Ger. arnen to reap: O. H. Ger. arnén m&e-short;r&e-long;ri; arnón m&e-short;t&e-short;re: Goth. asans, f. harvest.] DER. ge-earnian.

earning, e; f. A merit; m&e-short;r&i-short;tum:-- Nó ðæs earninga æ-acute;nige wæ-acute;ron for this were not any merits, Exon. 118b; Th. 456, 17; Hy. 4, 68. v. earnung.

earning-land, es; n. Land earned or made freehold = bóc-land, Cod. Dipl. 679; A. D. 972-992; Kmbl. iii. 259, 10; Sax. Engl. i. 312, note 2.

Earnulf, Arnulf, es; m. Arnulf, emperor of Germany from A. D. 887 to 899, nephew of Charles le Gros = Ger. Kart der Dicke: -- Ðý ilcan geáre, forþférde Carl, Francna cyning; and Earnulf, his bróður sunu, hine vi wicum æ-acute;r he forþférde, beræ-acute;dde æt ðam ríce in the same year, Charles, king of the Franks, died; and six weeks before he died, Arnulf, his brother's son, bereft him of the kingdom, Chr. 887; Th. 156, 30. Mid Earnulfes geþafunge with the consent of Arnulf , 887; Th. 156, 36.

earnung, earning, e; f. An EARNING, desert, reward, good turn, compassion; m&e-short;r&i-short;tum, mis&e-short;ratio, compassio:-- For earnunge écan lífes for the reward of eternal life, Hy. 6, 26; Hy. Grn. ii. 286, 26. Hwylce earnung. uncre wæ-acute;ron such deserts have been ours, Exon. 100a; Th. 377, 3; Seel. 166. Se gewuldorbeágaþ ðé on earnunga qui c&o-short;r&o-long;nat te in miserati&o-long;n&i-short;bus, Ps. Spl. 102, 4. DER. ge-earnung.

earon are. Ps. Th. loi, 21: Th. Diplm. A. D. 887; 133, 37; 134, l; 3rd pres. pl. of eom.

earp; adj. Dark, dusky; fuscus:-- Earpan gesceafte, fús ofer folcum, fýre swæ-acute;taþ the dark creatures [clouds; nubes], hurrying over the people, sweat fire, Exon. 102 a; Th. 385, 10; Rä. 4, 42. v. eorp.

earpa a harp, Ps. Spl. 107, 2. v. hearpa.

eár-plæ-acute;ttan; p. -plætte; pp. -plætted [éare an ear, plættan to strike] To strike on the ear, to box the ear; c&o-short;l&a-short;phum inc&u-short;t&e-short;re:-- Se byrle ðone apostol eár-plætte the cup-bearer struck the apostle on the ear, Homl. Th. ii. 520, 12.

eár-preón, es; m. An ear-pin, ear-ring; inauris:-- Eárpreón vel eárring inauris, Ælfc. Gl. 65; Som. 69, 50; Wrt. Voc. 41, 7. Earpreónas vel eár-hringas inaures, 4; Som. 55, 91; Wrt. Voc. 16, 61.

eár-ring an ear-ring, Ælfc. Gl. 65; Som. 69, 50; Wrt. Voc. 41, 7. v. eár-hring.

EARS, ærs, es; m. The breech, the buttocks, the hind part; ánus, p&o-long;dex. [Piers P. ers: Chauc. ers, erse: Plat. aars, ars, eers, m: Frs. earse, earz: O. Frs. ers: Dut. aars, m: Ger. arsch, m: M. H. Ger. O. H. Ger. ars, m. c&u-long;lus, p&o-long;dex: Dan. ars, arts, m. f; Swed. ars, m: Icel. ars, rass, m.] DER. open-ærs: ears-ende, -gang, -ling, -lýre, -ode, -þerl.

eár-scrypel, es; m. An ear-scraper, ear-finger; d&i-short;g&i-short;tus auric&u-short;l&a-long;ris:-- Eár-scrypel auric&u-short;l&a-long;ris, Glos. Brux. Recd. 38, 75; Wrt. Voc. 65, 3.

eár-sealf, e; f. An EAR-SALVE, L. M. 1, 3; Lchdm. ii. 40, l.

ears-ende, es; m. The breech, the buttocks; n&a-short;tes:-- Ears-ende [MS. -endu] n&a-short;tes, Wrt. Voc. 65, 36: [MS. -enda], 283, 61.

ears-gang, es; m. &A-long;ni f&o-short;r&a-long;men, &a-long;nus. v. ars-gang.

ears-ling; adv. Only used adverbially with on, -- On the back, backwards; retrorsum:-- Sýn hí gecyrde on earsling be thei turned awey bacward, Wyc; avertantur retrorsurn. Ps. Th. 34, 5. Gán hý on ears-ling avertantur retrorsum, 6, 8. v. bæcling, hinderling.

ears-lýre, es; m ? [lyre = líra muscle] The breech-muscle, the breech; n&a-short;tes:-- Earslýre n&a-short;tes, Ælfc. Gl. 74; Som. 71, 71; Wrt. Voc. 44, 53.

earsode; part. Having a breech, breeched; terg&o-long;sus, Ælfc. Gl. 77; Som. 72, 4; Wrt. Voc. 45, 38.

eár-spinl, e; f. [spinl = spindel a spindle] An ear-ring; inauris, Prov. 25. v. éar-hring.

ears-þerl, es; a. [þerl=þyrel a hole] F&o-short;r&a-long;men &a-long;ni, &a-long;nus:-- Ears-þerl &a-long;nus vel verpus, Ælíf. Gl. 74; Som. 71, 72; Wrt. Voc. 44, 54.

eart art:-- Ðú eart ðé selfa ðæt héhste good thou thyself art the highest good, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 90; Met. 20, 45: Bt. 10; Fox 26, 23: Ælfc. Gr. 32; Som. 36, 26: Beo. Th. 710; B. 352: 1016; B. 506: Andr. Kmbl. 2378; An. 1190: Elen. Grm. 808: Exon. 13 b; Th. 25, 19; Cri. 403: Ps. Th. 51, 8: Salm. Kmbl. 658; Sal. 328: Cd. 26; Th. 34, 4; Gen. 532: 214; Th. 268, 19; Sat. 57: Nicod. 4; Thw. 2, 34: Mk. Bos. 14, 70; 2nd pers. sing, of eom.

earþ art, Cd. 205; Th. 254, 9; Dan. 609: Bt. 33, 4; Fox 128, 4. v. eom.

eárðan before that; ant&e-short;quam, Chr. 1041; Th. 299, 15, col. 1. v. æ-acute;r; adv.

earþling a farmer, v. yrþling.

earu; adj. Quick, active, ready; c&e-short;ler, al&a-short;cer, par&a-long;tus:-- Gehýrest ðú uncerne earne hwelp hearest thou our active whelp? Exon, 101a; Th. 380, 31; Rä. I, 16. [Sansk, ara quick.] v. arod.

earun are. Ps. Th. 104, 7; pl. pres. of eom.

eár-wærc, es; n. Ear-ache, a pain in the ear; auris d&o-short;lor:-- Wið eár-wærce for ear-ache, L. M. 1, 3; Lchdm. ii. 40, 7.

eár-wicga, eór-wicga, an; m. An EARWIG or worm; vermis vel forf&i-short;cf&u-short;la aur&i-short;c&u-short;l&a-long;ris:-- Wið eárwicgan against earwigs, L. M. cont. I. 3; Lchdm. ii. 2, 14: L. M. I. 3; Lchdm. ii. 40, I: I, 3; Lchdm. ii. 44, 4. v. wicga.

earwunga [earnunga?]; adv. Without cause; gr&a-long;tis:-- Afuhtan me

earwunga expugn&a-long;v&e-long;runt me gr&a-long;tis, Ps. Th. 108, 2: 68, 4: 118, 161: 119, 6. v. arwunga, earnung, bútan ge-earnungum gr&a-long;tis, s. v. ge-earnung.

eás of a river:-- On twá healfe ðære eás on the two sides of the river, Chr. 896; Th. 172, 39, col. l; gen. of eá, q. v.

eá-spring, æ-acute;-spring, es; n. A water-spring, fountain; &a-short;quæ fons, fons:-- Ðæt Cúþbyrhtus án eáspring of drigre eorþan up gelæ-acute;dde ut Cudberct fontem de arente terra produx&e-short;rit, Bd. 4, 28; S. 605, 6.

EÁST, es; m. The EAST; &o-short;riens:-- Óþ Indéas eáste wearde unto the Indies towards the east, Bt. Met. Fox 16, 36; Met. 16, 18. Sió sunne norþ eft and eást otéweþ the sun appears again in the north and ease, i. e. in the north-east, 13, 118; Met. 13, 59. Ðæt eálond on Wiht is þrittiges míla lang eást and west; and twelf míla brád súþ and norþ Vecta ins&u-short;la h&a-short;bet ab &o-short;riente in occ&a-long;sum triginta circ&i-short;ter m&i-long;lia passuum; ab austro in b&o-short;ream duod&e-short;cim, Bd. I. 3; S. 475, 19. [Wyc. est, eest: Piers P. eest: Chauc. est: Laym. æst, east: Orm. æst: Plat. oost: O. Sax. óst-ar towards the east: Frs. æst, east: O. Frs. asta, ost: Dut. oost, oosten, n: Ger. ost, osten, m: M. H. Ger. ósten, n: O. H. Ger. óst, óstan, m: Dan. öst, östen, öster: Swed. öster, m: Icel, austr, m.] DER. eástan, eástan-súþan: Eást-Centingas, -dæ-acute;l, -ende, -Engle, -folc -Francan, -healf, -land, -lang, -ríce, -rihte, -sæ-acute;, -Seaxte: eáster, eáster-æ-acute;fen, -dæg, -fæsten, -feorm, -líc, -mónaþ, -niht, -þénung, -tíd, -wuce.

Eást; adj. EAST, easterly; orient&a-long;lis:-- Eást used mostly in composition as a noun, Eást-Engle East-Angles, Bd. 5, 24; S. 646, 19. Eást-Seaxe East-Saxons, 5, 24; S. 646, 19. Eást-Francan East-Franks, Ors. I, I; Bos. 18, 30: Chr. 891; Erl. 88, 3. v. eást, es; m.

eásta, an; m. The east; &o-short;riens:-- He férde syððan to ðam múnte, be eástan Bethel inde transgr&e-short;diens ad montem, qui erat contra &o-short;rientem Bethel, Gen. 12, 8. Be eástan Ríne syndon Eást-Francan to the east of the Rhine are the East-Franks, Ors. I. I; Bos. 18, 29, 31, 33, 39, 45. Be eástan in the east. Bt. Met. Fox 29, 65; Met. 29, 33: Chr. 878; Erl. 80, 9: 894; Erl. 92, 19. v. eást, es; m.

eá-stæp a river-bank; fl&u-long;rn&i-short;nis r&i-long;pa. v. eá. stæþ a shore, bank.

eástan, eásten; adj. East; orient&a-long;lis:-- Eástan súþan wind south-east wind; vulturnus, Ælfc. Gl. 54; Som. 66, 86; Wrt. Voc. 36, 12. Norþan eástan wind eurus, euroauster, 54; Som. 66, 87; Wrt. Voc. 36, 13. Eásten wind subs&o-long;l&a-long;nus, 54; Som. 66, 82; Wrt. Voc. 36, 8.

eástan, eásten, éstan; adv. From the east, easterly; ab &o-short;riente:-- Gif wind cymþ westan oððe eástan if the wind come westerly or easterly, Cd. 38; Th. 50, 10; Gen. 806: 80; Th. 99, 20; Gen. 1649: 86; Th. 107, 24; Gen. 1794. Æðeltungla wyn eástan líxeþ the delight of the noble stars shines easterly, Exon. 60 a; Th. 218, 6; Ph. 290: 57 a; Th. 204, 24; Ph. 102: 20b; Th. 55, 19; Cri. 886. Eásten hider from the east hither, Cd. 27; Th. 35, 16; Gen. 555. Hwonne up cyme æðelast tungla éstan líxan when the noblest of stars riseth up shining easterly, Exon. 57 a; Th. 204, 8; Ph. 94.

eástan-súþan south-eastern, Ælfc. Gl. 54; Som. 66, 86; Wrt. Voc. 36, 12. v. eástan; adj.

Eást-Centingas; pl. m. The East Kentians, men of East Kent; Cantii &o-short;rientis habit&a-long;t&o-long;res:-- Ealle Eást-Centingas friþ wið ðone here genámon all the men of East Kent made peace with the army, Chr. 1009; Th. 260, 39.

eást-dæ-acute;l, es; m. The eastern part, the east; terræ pars orient&a-long;lis, ortus:-- Cirus, Persa cyning, hæfde mæ-acute;st eallne ðæne eást-dæ-acute;l awést Cyrus, king of the Persians, had laid waste almost all the east, Ors. 2, 4,; Bos. 43, 43: Exon. 55b; Th. 197, 20; Ph. 2. Eást-dæ-acute;l ortus, Ps. Lamb. 102, 12.

eásten; adj. East; orient&a-long;lis. v. eástan; adj.

eásten; adv. From the east, easterly; ab &o-short;riente. v. éastan; adv.

eást-ende, es; m. The east-end; pars orient&a-long;lis:-- Æt ðæs wuda eást-ende at the east-end of the wood, Chr. 893; Th. 162, 28.

Eást-Engle; pl. m. The East-Angles; &o-short;rientes Angli:-- Of Engle cóman Eást-Engle and Middel-Engle from Angeln came the Angles of the east and the middle Angles, Bd. I. 15; S. 483, 24.

eásten-wind, es; m. The east wind; subs&o-long;l&a-long;nus. v. eástan; adj.

eáster, eástor; gen. eástres; pl. nom. acc. eástro; gen. eástrena; dat. eástron, eástran [ = eastrum]; n: eástre, an; n. I. Easier, the feast of Easter; pascha = GREEK:-- On dæge symbeles eástres in die solemni paschœ, Lk. Lind. War. 2, 41. Wæs ðære ylcan nihte ðara hálgan Eástrena, ðæt seó cwén cende dóhtor ðæm cyninge it was on that same holy night of Easter, that the queen bore to the king a daughter, Bd. 2, 9; S. 511, 28. Æfter twám dagum beóþ eástro post b&i-short;duum pascha fiet. Mt. Bos. 26, 2. Freóls-dæg, se is gecweden Eástre a feast day which is called Easter, Lk. Bos. 22, l. II. the passover, paschal lamb; pascha:-- To eástron for the Easter lamb, Mt. Bos. 26, 17. Ðá hí eástron offrodon . . . ðæt ðú eástron ete quando pascha imm&o-short;l&a-long;bant. . . ut mand&u-short;ces pascha. Mk. Bos. 14, 12. [Ger. M. H. Ger. ostern, f; Ker. óstarun, óstrun: Ottf. óstará, óstoron dea, pascha: A. Sax. Eástre, the goddess of the rising sun, whose festivities were in April. Hence used by Teutonic christians for the rising of the sun of righteousness, the feast of the resurrection, Bd. de Temp. Rat. Works, vol. ii. p. 81: Grimm's Deut. Mythol. 8vo. 1855, pp. 180-183.]