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HEÁFOD-WEARD - HEÁH-EALDORMAN

heáfod-weard, es; m. A chief guardian, chief officer :-- Cynnes heáfud wærd tribunus, Jn. Skt. Lind. 18, 12. Ðæs herefolces heáfodweardas the leaders of the army, Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 3; Jud. 239.

heáfod-weard, e; f. A guarding of the [lord's] head, attendance as a guard upon the king. The word occurs in an enumeration of the services required of the thane and the 'geneat,' Th. i. 432, 8, 17. So in Beowulf it is said of Wiglaf that he 'healdeþ heáfodwearde,' keeps guard over the dead king, Beo. Th. 5811; B. 2909. [Cf. Icel. höfuðvörðr a body-guard.]

heáfod-weard, e; f. A chapter; capitulum, Mt. Kmbl, p. 11, 17: 13, 13. [Cf. fore-weard.]

heáfod-wind, es; m. A wind from one of the four chief points of the compass :-- Feówer heáfodwindas synd se fyrmesta is eásterne wind ... se óðer heáfodwind is súðerne ... se þridda heáfodwind hátte zephirus ... se feórþe heáfodwind hátte septemtrio, Lchdm. iii. 274, 12-23. [Icel. höfuð-vindr.]

heáfod-wísa, an; m. A chief director, ruler, Cd. 79; Th. 97, 28; Gen. 1619.

heáfod-wóþ, e; f. The voice, Exon. 103 a; Th. 390, 17; Rä. 9, 3.

heáfod-wund, e; f. A wound in the head, L. Alf. pol. 44; Th. i. 90, 13, 14. [O. Sax. hó&b-bar;id-wunda.]

heáfod-wylm, es; m. Burning or heat in the head, L. M. 1, 1; Lchdm. ii. 26, 2.

heáfod-wyrhta, an; m. A chief workman, Homl. Th. ii. 530, 7.

heafola. v. hafela.

heáf-sang, es; m. An elegy, Cot. 118, Lye.

heág. v. heáh.

heáge; adv. High :-- Heáge flíhþ se earn sublime volat aquila, Ælfc. Gr. 41, 16. Beheald ðás sunnan hú heáge heó ástíhþ behold this sun, how high it mounts, Homl. Th. i. 286, 31.

heago-rún, e; f. A mystery in which magic is involved, necromancy :-- Hú mambres ontýnde ða drýlícan bec his bréðer iamnes and him geopenude ða heagorúne ðæs deófelgildes his bróður aperuit mambres libros magicos fratris sui iamnis et fecit nicromantiam et eduxit ab inferis idolum fratris sui, Nar. 50, 14. [Cockayne has the following note :-- 'Heag hic pro veneficus, magicus sumendus; nostrum HAG.']

heago-spind. v. hago-spind.

HEÁH, héh; adj. HIGH, tall, lofty, sublime, haughty :-- Heáh on bodige statura sublimis, Bd. 3, 14; S. 540, 7. Gyldenu onlícnes twelf elna heáh a golden image twelve ells high, Shrn. 88, 23. Se beám geweóx heáh the tree grew high, Cd. 202 ; Th. 251, 15; Dan. 564. Hwæt elles getácnaþ se heá torr búton ðone heáh foreþonc and ða gesceádwísnesse ðara gódena manna what else does the high tower signify but the lofty forethought and the sagacity of good men, Past. 56; Swt. 433, 24. Sió heá lár lofty doctrine, 63; Past. 459, 8. Seó heáge dún the high mountain, Homl. Th. ii. 384, 29. Heáh heofoncyning heaven's high king, Cd. 23; Th. 30, 7; Gen. 463. Hé on hrófe gestód heán landes he on the summit stood of the high land, 140: Th. 175, 21; Gen. 2898. Hie be hliðe heáre dúne eorþscræf fundon they found a cavern by the side of a lofty hill, 122; Th. 156, 26; Gen. 2594. Se deófol gesette hine uppan ðam scylfe ðæs heágan temples the devil placed him upon the summit of the lofty temple, Homl. Th. i. 166, 18. Seó eádignes ðæs heán heáhengles tíd the blessedness of the festival of the great archangel, Blickl. Homl. 197, 4, 24. From stæþe heáum from the high shore, Exon. 106 a; Th. 405, 6; Rä. 23, 19. Uppan ánre swíðe heáhre dúne upon a very high mountain, Homl. Th. i. 166, 23. Unriht on heán húse ácwæ-acute;don iniquitatem in excelso locuti sunt, Ps. Th. 72, 6. On heágum in excelso, 9. Hóf ic míne eágan tó ðam heán beorge levavi oculos meos in montes, 120, 1. Fram ðam heágan cederbeáme from the tall cedar, Homl. Th. ii. 578, 4. Hát ðú mé ánne heáhne tor getimbrian order a high tower to be built for me, Blickl. Homl. 183, 3. Hé ásette míne fét on swíðe heánne stán, ðæt ys on swýðe heáh setl statuit super petram pedes meos, Ps. Th. 39, 2. Ofer heáne hróf heofones ðisses beyond the lofty roof of the sky, Bt. Met. Fox 24, 5; Met. 24, 3. Ðone heán heofon high heaven, Cd. 35; Th. 45, 33; Gen. 736. Se ðe gebígde ðone heágan heofonlícan bígels he who bowed the lofty vault of heaven, Homl. Th. i. 170, 23: H. R. 103, 1. Ofer heáh wæter over deep water, Cd. 72; Th. 87, 19; Gen. 1451. Engel drihtnes lét his hand cuman in ðæt heá seld the angel of the Lord brought his hand into that lofty hall, 210; Th. 261, 7; Dan. 722. Wæ-acute;ron ófras heá streámas stronge the shores were high, the streams, strong, Exon. 106 a; Th. 404, 14; Rä. 23, 7. Wé ceorfaþ heáh treówu on holte altum silvæ lignum succidimus, Past. 58, 6; Swt. 443, 36. Wesan heá mihte handa ðíne áhafen ofer hæleþas may the excellent powers of thy hand be exalted over men, Ps. Th. 88, 12. Heágum þrymmum in excellent majesty, Cd. 1; Th. 1, 16; Gen. 8. Hýð heáum ceólum a haven for the tall ships, Bt. Met. Fox 21, 22; Met. 21, 11. On heán muntum heortas wuniaþ montes excelsi domus cervis, Ps. Th. 103, 17. Ná geþafian ðæt se heárra derige ðam heánran not to permit the higher to hurt the lower, L. I. P. 7; Th. ii. 314, 1. Stól heáhran, heárran a loftier throne, Cd. 15; Th. 18, 16, 26; Gen. 274, 282. Hérra, Exon. 56 a; Th. 199, 20; Ph. 28. Tó hiéran háde to a higher rank, Past. pref. Swt. 7, 15: Chr. 897; Erl. 95, 14. Se mægþ-hád is hírra ðonne se gesinscipe præeminere virginitatem conjugio, Past. 52, 8; Swt. 409, 23. Wearþ him hýrra hyge he had a haughtier mind, Cd. 198; Th. 247, 2; Dan. 491. Hýrre ic eom heofone higher am I than heaven, Exon. 110 b; Th. 424, 12; Rä. 41, 38. Cwæþ ðæt his hergas hýrran wæ-acute;ron ðonne israela éce drihten said that his gods were superior to the everlasting lord of Israel, Cd. 210; Th. 262, 26; Dan. 715. Ðéh ðe hí selfe wilnien ðæs heáhstan etsi summa appetunt, Past. 16, 4; Swt. 103,16: Ps. Th. 112, 4. Se geworden is hwommona heágost hic factus est in caput anguli, 117, 21. Ðæs héhstan heofonríces, 90, 1. Seó is ealra dúna mæ-acute;st and hígest mons maximus et altissimus, Nar, 37, 32. Se hýhsta ealra cyninga cyning the most high king of all kings, Exon. 32 b; Th. 103, 1; Cri. 1682. Goth. hauhs: O. Sax. hóh: O. Frs. hách, hág: Icel. hár: O. H. Ger. hóh altus, excelsus, celsus, excellens, sublimis: Ger. hoch.]

heáh, heá; adv. High :-- Bryne stígeþ heáh tó heofonum the burning mounts aloft to heaven, Exon. 63 a; Th. 233, 7; Ph. 521: Cd. 166 Th. 207, 15; Exod. 467: Ps. Th. 138, 6. Heáor altius, Bd. 3, 8; S. 532, 16. On ðam gim ástíhþ on heofenas up hýhst on geáre ... in it [June] the sun mounts highest in the year, Menol. Fox 218; Men. 110. v. heáge.

heáh-beorg, es; m. A high mountain :-- Hé ðás heáhbeorgas healdeþ swylce et altitudines montium ipse conspicit, Ps. Th. 94, 4. [Icel. hábjarg a high rock; há-fjall a high fell.]

heáh-biscop, es; m. An archbishop, chief bishop, pontiff :-- Birhtwald Bretone heáhbiscop Birhtwald archbishop of Britain, L. Wih. pref.; Th. i. 36, 8. Mid geþeahte Wulfhelmes mínes héhbisceopes with the counsel of Wulfhelm my archbishop, L. Ath. prm.; Th. i. 194, 13. Se heáhbiscop and se hálga Wilfriþ Antistes eximius Vilfrid, Bd. 5, 19; S. 636, 41. Heáhbiscop pontifex, 2, 3; S. 504, 44, note. Héhbiscop pontifex, Rtl. 72, 8: archiepiscopus, 194, 27.

heáh-boda, an; m. An archangel :-- Héht sigores fruma his heáhbodan hider gefleógan bade the triumphant Lord his archangel fly hither, Exon. 12 a; Th. 19, 3; Cri. 295.

heáh-burh; gen. -burge; f. A chief town, large town; also a town having an elevated situation :-- Ðæ-acute;r is Créca heáhburg there is the chief town of the Greeks, Bt. 1; Fox 2, 21: Beo. Th. 2258; B. 1127. Tó ðære heáhbyrig to the chief town [Babylon], Cd. 209; Th. 259, 30; Dan. 699. Se kásere geeode wel manega héhburh the emperor conquered a good many of the principal towns, Chr. Erl. 5, 13. Ic wát heáhburg hér áne neáh lytle ceastre I know that near here is a town placed on high, a little city, Cd. 117; Th. 152, 8; Gen. 2517.

heáh-bytlere, es; m. A chief-builder, architect, Lye.

heáh-cleófa, an; m. A principal chamber :-- His brýdbúras and his heáhcleófan ealle wæ-acute;ron eorcnanstánum unionibus and carbunculis ðæ-acute;m gimcynnum swíðast gefrætwode talami cubiliaque margaritis unionibusque et carbunculis nitebant, Nar. 5, 2.

heáh-clif, es; n. A high, lofty cliff :-- Beorgas gemeltaþ and heáh-cleofu the hills shall melt and the lofty cliffs, Exon. 22 a; Th. 61, 3; Cri. 979. [Cf. heáh-beorg.]

heáh-cræft, es; m. Excellent art or skill, Exon. 109 a; Th. 417, 13; Rä. 36, 4.

heáh-cyning, es; m. A chief, great king, God :-- Mid heáhcyning with God, Exon. 62 b; Th. 231, 3; Ph. 483. On ða swýðran healfe ðæs heáhcyninges on the right hand of the great king [God], Shrn. 118, 9: Cd. 6; Th. 8, 14; Gen. 124. Ðæt wæs hildesetl heáhcyninges that was the war-seat [saddle] of the great king [Hrothgar], Beo. Th. 2083; B. 1039.

heáh-deór, heá-, es; n. A stag, deer :-- Swá swíðe he lufode ða heádeór swilce hé wæ-acute;re heora fæder he loved the stags as if he were their father, Chr. 1086; Erl. 222, 29: Hexam. 9; Norm. 16, 3. [Cf. Ger. die hohe Jagd the hunting of deer.]

heáhdeór-hund, es; m. A stag-hound, deer-hound, a dog for hunting great game :-- Twegen hafocas and ealle his heádórhundas two hawks and all his deer-hounds, Chart. Th. 501, 7. Twegen and twegen fédan æ-acute;nne heádórhund duo et duo pascant unum molossum, L. R. S. 4; Th. i. 434, 20.

heáhdeór-hunta, an; m. A stag-huntsman :-- Mínon heáhdeórhunton to my stag-huntsman, Chart. Th. 561, 24.

heáh-diácon, es; m. An archdeacon-Næs ná ðám ánum ðe Gode sylfum underþeódde syndon mid myclum hádum, biscopas and cyningas and mæssepreóstas and heáhdiáconas not to those alone who are subject to God himself in high positions, as bishops and kings and archdeacons; Blickl. Homl. 109, 24: Shrn. 17, 11.

heáh-ealdor, es; m. A chief ruler :-- Hí cómon on ðæs heáhealdres hús veniunt in domum arche-synagogi, Mk. Skt. 5, 38.

heáh-ealdorman; gen. -mannes; m. A chief alderman, ruler, patrician :-- Ætius mæ-acute;re man se wæs iú æ-acute;r heáhealdorman Ætius vir inlustris qui et patricius fuit, Bd. 1, 13; S. 481, 40. Ðe hæ-acute;lend cwæþ tó ðæm héhaldurmenn ihesus ait archesynagogo, Mk. Skt. Rush. 5, 36. Héhaldormenn patricius, Rtl. 193, 5.