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FILGST -- FINTA. 287

mulctr&a-long;le, mulctrum :-- Gif meoluc síe awyrd, bind tosomne wegbræ-acute;dan and giþrifan and cersan, lege on ðone fildcumb, and ne sete ðæt fæt niðer on eorþan seofon nihtum if milk be spoilt, bind together waybroad and cockle and cress, lay them on the milk-pail, and set not the vessel down on the earth far seven nights, L. M. 3, 53; Lchdm. ii. 340, 23-25.

filgst, filhst, he filgþ, filhþ stickest to, sticks to; 2nd and 3rd pers. pres. of felgan.

filian; p. filide To follow; s&e-short;qui :-- Fíf eówer filiaþ hira hundteontig pers&e-short;quentur quinque de vestris centum &a-short;li&e-long;nos, Lev. 26, 8. He filide me he followed me, Deut. 1, 36. v. fylgean.

filiende; part. Rubbing; fr&i-short;cans, Cot. 90.

fill, e; f. Fulness, satiety, gluttony; s&a-short;tietas, ingl&u-short;vies :-- He þurh fille unriht gefremode he did wrong through gluttony, L. Pen. 16; Wilk. 95, 58. v. fyll.

fille, an; f. The plant thyme; serpyllum = GREEK :-- Fille serpyllum, Wrt. Voc. 79, 47: Lchdm. iii. 34, 30.

filled/ filled, = fylled; pp. of fyllan.

film, es; m. A FILM, skin, husk; c&u-short;t&i-short;c&u-short;la, Som. Ben. Lye. v. fylmen.

filma, an; m. A cleft; r&i-long;ma, Cot. 180.

filstan to help, aid, assist :-- Gif he nelle filstan if he will not help, L. N. P. L. 54; Th. ii. 298, 19. v. fylstan.

filþ filth, impurity, rottenness, Som. Ben. Lye. v. fylþ.

FIN, finn, es; m. A FIN; pinna :-- Ne ete gé nánne fisc búton ða ðe habbaþ finnas and scilla ye shall not eat any fish except those that have fins and scales, Lev. 11, 9. [Plat. finne, f: Dut. vin, f: Ger. finne, f: M. H. Ger. vinne, f: Dan. finne, m. f: Swed. fena, f: Lat. pinna, f.]

fin? A heap, pile; strues, Cot. 195, Lye. DER. wudu-fin.

fina, an; m. A woodpecker; p&i-long;cus :-- Fina p&i-long;cus, Ælfc. Gl. 38; Som. 63, 26; Wrt. Voc. 29, 46: 77, 31: 281, 4: Glos. Brnx. Recd. 36, 33; Wrt. Voc. 62, 33.

FINC, es; m. A FINCH; fringilla :-- Finc fringilla, Glos. Brux. Recd. 36, 37; Wrt. Voc. 62, 37: Glos. Epnl. Recd. 156, 57. [Plat. fink, finke, m: Dut. vink, m: Ger. fink, finke, m: M. H. Ger. vinke, m: O. H. Ger. finco, fincho, m: Dan. finke, m. f: Swed. fink, m: Wel. pinc, m.] DER. gold-finc, rago-.

fincer, es; m. A finger; dig&i-short;tus :-- Dó hider fincer ðínne infer dig&i-short;tum tuum huc, Jn. Rush. War. 20, 27. v. finger.

Finchamstede, -stæde, es; m. FINCHAMPSTEAD, Berkshire; l&o-short;ci n&o-long;men in agro Berkeriensi :-- Ðises geáres to ðan sumeran, innan Barrucscíre æt Finchamstæde, án mere blód weóll in the summer of this year [A. D. 1098], at Finchampstead in Berkshire, a pool welled out blood, Chr. 1098; Th. 364, 4.

FINDAN, to findanne; ic finde, ðú findest, findst, fintst, finst, he findeþ, fint, pl. findaþ; p. fand, fond, funde, pl. fundon; pp. funden; v. trans. To FIND, invent, imagine, devise, contrive, order, dispose, arrange, determine; inv&e-short;n&i-long;re, disp&o-long;n&e-short;re, cons&u-short;l&e-short;re :-- Híg ne mihton náne findan non inv&e-long;n&e-long;runt, Mt. Bos. 26, 60: Bd. 1, 15; S. 483, 39. Ne mihte earmsceapen áre findan nor might the poor wretch find pity, Andr. Kmbl. 2260; An. 1131: 1960; An. 982. To findanne to find, Ps. Th. 76, 16. Ic hine finde ferþ staðelian I find him strengthening his spirit, Exon. 7ia; Th. 264, 14; Jul. 364: 67a; Th. 247, 20; Jul. 81. Ðæ-acute;r ðú wraðe findest there thou shall find help, Elen. Kmbl. 168; El. 84: Andr. Kmbl. 2698; An. 1351. Findst ðú ðæ-acute;r fíf mæ-acute;gþa thou findest there five generations, Boutr. Scrd. 22, 19, 20. Finst ðú thou findest, Bt. 18, 3; Fox 66, 11. Se ðe forstolen flæ-acute;sc findeþ he who finds stolen flesh, L. In. 17; Th. i. 114, 2. Nimþ eall ðæt hió fint she will seize all she finds, Bt. Met. Fox 13, 68; Met. 13, 34. Ðæ-acute;r hí fulle dagas findaþ sóna dies pl&e-long;ni inv&e-short;nientur in eis, Ps. Th. 72, 8: 64, 10. Se cyning to nytnysse fand his leódum rex &u-long;t&i-short;l&i-short;t&a-long;li suæ gentis cons&u-short;luit, Bd. 2, 16; S. 520, 3. Heó nó reste fand she found no rest, Cd. 72; Th. 87, 30; Gen. 1456: 94; Th. 123, 6; Gen. 2040. Ic grundhyrde fond I found the ground-keeper, Beo. Th. 4279; B. 2136: Exon. 49b; Th. 171, 2; Gú. 1120. Ic funde I found, Beo. Th. 2977; B. 1486: Gen. 12, 20. Ðú fundest thou foundest, Ps. Th. 16, 3. Swá we æ-acute;r fundon as we before determined, L. Alf. pol. 18; Th. i. 72, 10. Wolde ic ðæt ðú funde ða I would that thou wouldst find them, Elen. Kmbl. 2157; El. 1080: Cd. 72; Th. 87, 6; Gen. 1444. Se cyng hæfde funden, ðæt. . . the king had contrived, that . . , Chr. 918; Erl. 104, 3. [Piers P. fynden: Laym. finde, finden, ifinde, uinde, uinden: Orm. findenn: Plat. finnen: O. Sax. findan: Frs. fynnen: O. Frs. finna: Dut. vinden: Ger. finden: M. H. Ger. vinden: O. H. Ger. findan: Goth. finþan: Dan. finde: Swed. finna: Icel. finna.] DER. a-findan, an-, ge-, ofer-, on-, to-.

findele, an; f? es; n? An invention, a device; adinventio, inventum, Som. Ben. Lye.

findig; adj. Considerable, good, heavy; pond&e-short;r&o-long;sus :-- Findig corn heavy corn, Lye. DER. ge-findig.

finel, es; m. Fennel; f&e-long;n&i-short;c&u-short;lum :-- Fineles of fennel, Herb. 97, 1; Lchdm. i. 210, 8, MS. B. v. finol.

FINGER; gen. fingeres, fingres; dat. fingre; pl. nom. acc. fingras; gen. fingra, fingrena; m. A FINGER; dig&i-short;tus :-- Finger dig&i-short;tus, Wrt. Voc. 71, 26, Send Lazarum, ðæt he dyppe his fingeres liþ on wætere, and míne tungan gecæ-acute;le mitte Lazarum ut intingat extr&e-long;mum dig&i-short;ti sui in aquam, ut refr&i-long;g&e-short;ret linguam meam, Lk. Bos. 16, 24. Gif ic on Godes fingre deófla útadrífe si in dig&i-short;to Dei ej&i-short;cio dæm&o-short;nia, 11, 20. On ðæm lytlan fingre in the little finger, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 359; Met. 20, 180. Ne gelýfe ic, búton ic dó mínne finger on ðæra nægla stede nisi mittam dig&i-short;tum meum in l&o-short;cum cl&a-long;v&o-long;rum non cr&e-long;dam, Jn. Bos. 20, 25, 27: Lev. 4, 17. Wulfere mid his fingre gewrát on Cristes mél Wulfhere wrote with his finger on Christ's cross, Chr. 656; Erl. 32, 23. Nellaþ híg ða mid heora fingre æt-hrínan dig&i-short;to suo n&o-long;lunt ea m&o-short;v&e-long;re, Mt. Bos. 23, 4: Lk. Bos. 11, 46. Fingras dig&i-short;ti, Wrt. Voc. 64, 78: 283, 18. Rand sceal on scylde, fæst fingra gebeorh a boss shall be on the shield, the sure protection of fingers, Menol. Fox 535; Gn. C. 38: Elen. Kmbl. 239; El. 120. Ic geseó heofonas ðine, weorc ðínra fingra [MS. fingrena] v&i-short;d&e-long;bo cœlos tuos, &o-short;p&e-long;ra dig&i-short;t&o-long;rum tu&o-long;rum, Ps. Lamb. 8, 4. Sum mæg fingrum hearpan stirgan one can awaken the harp with fingers, Exon. 17b; Th. 42, 6; Cri. 668: Beo. Th. 3015; B. 1505. [Laym. finger, fenger: O. Sax. fingar, m: Frs. finger: O. Frs. finger, fingr, m: Dut. vinger, m: Ger. M. H. Ger. finger, m: O. H. Ger. fingar, m: Goth. figgrs, m : Dan. finger, m. f: Swed. finger, m. n: Icel. fingr, m.] DER. eáre-finger, gold-, hring-, læ-acute;ce-, leáw-, middel-, scyte-.

finger-æppel, es; m: nom. acc. pl. -æppla, -appla; n. A FINGER-APPLE, finger-fruit, a date; dact&y-short;lus :-- Fingerappla dact&y-short;los, Mone B. 542. Fingerapplum dact&y-short;lis, 3830.

finger-líc; adj. Of or belonging to a finger or ring; d&i-short;g&i-short;t&a-long;lis, ann&u-short;l&a-long;ris, Wrt. Voc. 65, 2.

fini; adj. Decayed, mouldy; corruptus, m&u-long;c&i-short;dus :-- Finie hláfas mouldy loaves, Jos. 9, 5. v. fynig.

finiht; adj. [fin a fin] Having fins, finny; pinn&i-short;ger :-- Scilfixas finihte finnyy shell fishes, L. M. 2, 37; Lchdm. ii. 244, 25.

Finn, es; m. Fin. the king of the North Frisians :-- Finn [MS. Fin] Fresna cynne Fin of the race of the Frisians, Scóp. Th. 55; Wíd. 27. Be Finnes eaferum in Fres-wæle of Fin's offspring in Friesland, Beo. Th. 2140; B. 1068. v. Finns buruh.

Finnas; gen. a; pl. m. I. the Finns generally, including Scride-finnas and Ter-finnas, are the inhabitants of the north and west coast from Halgoland [v. map in Ors. Bos.] to the White Sea, as defined by Ohthere in the following example :-- Ne métte Ohthere nán gebún land, syððan he fram his ágnum háme [Hálgoland, q. v.] fór; ac him wæs ealne weg wéste land on ðæt steór-bord, bútan fisceran, and fugeleran, and huntan, and ðæt wæ-acute;ron ealle Finnas Ohthere had not met with any inhabited land, since he came from his own home [Halgoland]; but the land was uninhabited all the way on his right, save by fishermen, fowlers and hunters, and they were all Finns, Ors. 1, 1; Bos. 20, 3-6. Ða Finnas and ða Beormas spræ-acute;con neáh án geþeóde the Finns and the Biarmians spoke nearly the same language, 1, 1: Bos. 20, 14: 19, 29. II. Finwood, between Gothland and Smöland, in the south of Sweden :-- Ða Beówulf sæ-acute; óþbær, flód æfter faroþe, on Finna land then the sea bore Beowulf away, the flood along the shore, on the Fins' land, Beo. Th. 1165; B. 580. Not Finland, but the Fins' land; for how could Beowulf, in his swimming-match with Breca, be borne by the sea to Finland? Thorpe thinks the following extract may, however, afford a solution of the difficulty, -- 'Their [the Fins'] name is probably still to be found in the district of Finved [Finwood], between Gothland and Smöland. This inconsiderable and now despised race has, therefore, anciently been far more widely spread, and reached along the Kullen [the chain of mountains separating Norway from Sweden] down to the Sound, and eastward over the present Finland,' Petersen, Danmarks Historie i Hedenold i. p. 36. Ic wæs mid Finnum I was with the Fins, Scóp. Th. 153; Wld. 76. DER. Scride-finnas, Ter-.

finnas, fins, Lev. 11, 9; pl. nom. acc. of fin.

Finns buruh = Finnes burh; gen. -burge; f. Finnsburg :-- Swylce eal Finnes buruh [MS. Finns] fýrenu wæ-acute;re as if all Fin's castle were on fire, Fins. Th. 72; Fin. 36. This Finnsburg is no doubt the same as the Finnesham mentioned by Beowulf, -- Swylce hie æt Finnes hám findaa meahton such as they might find at Finnesham, Beo. Th. 2316; B. 1156. v. Finn.

FINOL, finul, finel, fynel, fenol, es; m: finule, finugle, an; f. The plant FENNEL; f&e-long;n&i-short;c&u-short;lum :-- Finol f&e-long;n&i-short;c&u-short;lum, Glos. Brux. Recd. 41, 28; Wrt. Voc. 67, 43: L. M. 2, 34; Lchdm. ii. 238, 29. Genim finoles wyrttruman take roots of fennel, 1, 37; Lchdm. ii. 90, 6: 2, 11; Lchdm. ii. 188, 19: 2, 16; Lchdm. ii. 194, 23. Of ðam finole from the fennel, 2, 14; Lchdm. ii. 190, 22. Seóþ on ðam ecede ðone finol seethe the fennel in the vinegar, 2, 16; Lchdm. ii. 194, 26. [Ger. fenchel, m: M. H. Ger. venchel, m: O. H. Ger. fenachal, fenihil; Lat. f&e-long;n&i-short;c&u-short;lum, n.]

finol-sæ-acute;d, es; n. Fennel seed; f&e-long;n&i-short;c&u-short;li s&e-long;men :-- Finolsæ-acute;d gníd to duste reduce fennel seed to dust, Lchdm. iii. 28, 3.

finst findest, Bt. 18, 3; Fox 66, 11, = findest; 2nd sing. pres. of findan.

finta, an; m. I. a tail; cauda :-- Ðonne is se finta fægre gedæ-acute;led then is the tail [of the phoenix] beautifully divided, Exon. 60a; Th. 218, 15; Ph. 295. II. what follows, a sequel, the consequence