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166 EALD-A-WERED -- EALDOR

Sylle hé earmum mannum his ealde hrægl, Bl. H. 53, 13. I a. where two people of the same name or of the same office are distinguished by difference of age :-- Sidroc eorl se alda and Sidroc eorl se gioncga, Chr. 871; P. 70, 25. Forðférde seó ealde hlæ-acute;fdige, Eádwerdes cinges móder, 1051; P. 172, 32. I b. of long experience in :-- Presbiter is ealdwita; ná þ-bar; æ-acute;lc eald sý, ac þ-bar; hé eald sý on wísdóme, Ll. Th. ii. 348, 21. II. of (a certain) age :-- Ðæt cild þ-bar; ne wæs ánre nihte eald, Shrn. 142, 33. Byð se móna feówertýne nihta eald, Angl. viii. 326, 8: Lch. iii. 182, 10 (and often). On ánre nihte ealdne mónan, 5. III. that belongs to a time long past :-- Sume sæ-acute;don eald wítega (propheta unus de antiquis) árás, Lk. 9, 8. On þá ealdan wísan antiquitus, An. Ox. 4243. Þára ealdena treówa antiquorum foederum, Ors. 2, 5; S. 82, 18. Ealdra manna byrgenu, Hml. Th. ii. 258, 26. On ealdum dagum, II. Swá se wudu on ældum tímum (antiquis temporibus) gelægd wæs, C.D. iv. 202, 13. IV. that dates from a time long past :-- Se ealda cwide þe mon gefyrn cwæþ, Bt. 14, 2; F. 44, 11. V. that has lasted long :-- Fióndes aldes hostis antiqui, Rtl. 95, 14. Hé gefylde þone ealdan feónd, Bl. H. 87, 19. VI. where difference of date is marked, old as opposed to new, earlier, former :-- Hlóþwíg wæs þæs aldan Carles sunu, Chr. 885; P. 80, 3: 982; P. 124, 32. Tó ðæs cynges dómerne Heródes; sé wæs þæs ealdan Heródes suna sunu, Hml. Th. ii. 422, 1. Æaldere gesuntfulnessa pristinae incolomitate, An. Ox. 11, 148. Cýþnesse ealdre testamenti ueteris, An. Ox. 40, 2. Aldes, Rtl. 113, 22. VI a. great-, grand- in terms denoting relationship, v. eald(e)-fæder, -móder :-- Ealda fæder avus, Wrt. Voc. i. 72, 20. Ealde fæder, 51, 51. Ealde móder avia, 51, 54. Bearn Ælfríces ... cwæð ... 'Wæs mín ealda fæder Ealhelm háten, By. 218. Ruth wearð geæ-acute;wnod Iessan ealdan fæder (Boaz was Jesse's grandfather), Ælfc. T. Grn. 6, 32. Eádmund is byrged mid his ealdan fæder Eádgár, Chr. 1016; P. 153, 12. Ealdra nefena pronepotum. An. Ox. 1663. VII. that has been done (habitually) before :-- Seó gnornung is mé eald for gewunan, Gr. D. 4, 7. Man hine gehádede efter þan ealdan gewunan, Chr. 1070; P. 204, 8. Healdaþ þá tunglu þá ealdan sibbe ðe hí on gesceapene wæ-acute;ron, Bt. 39, 13; F. 232, 26. þ-bar; hé hine ne besió tó his ealdum yfelum, 35, 6; F. 170, 18. Hé teáh forð his ealdan wrenceas He brought out his old tricks, Chr. 1003; P. 135, 11. VIII. denoting rank or position, an elder, great (man), chief person :-- Ælda ðæs folces seniores populi, Mt. L. 21, 23. Ðá aldu (ældo, L.) pharisaei, Mk. R. 2, 16: 7, 1. Ðá aldo, Mt. L. 16, 1. Ðá aeldo, Lk. L. 7, 30. Ðá alde wearas, Jn. R. 4, 1. Æfter gesetnisse ældra (seniorum), Mk. L.R. 7, 5. From ældum a senioribus, 8, 31. v. niht-eald; ildra, ildest, and eald-cpds.

eald-a-wered, v. á-werian.

eald-bacen; adj. Baked long ago :-- Behealde hé þ-bar; his oflétan ne beón ealdbacene, Ll. Th. ii. 360, 27.

eald-cot. v. cot: eald-cwen. Dele.

eald-cýþþ[u]. Add: I. old (native) country :-- Conon gelende tó Ahténa þæ-acute;re byrig, his ealdcýþþe, Ors. 3, 1; S. 98, 24. II. old acquaintance :-- Þá bæ-acute;don ðá cwelleras for heora ealdcýððe þ-bar; hí móston him beran unforboden flæ-acute;sc, Hml. S. 25, 90.

eald-dagas. Add :-- Be ðám ðe hit of ealddagum witan geræ-acute;ddan, Angl. ix. 259, 6. þ-bar; hié gemunden þára ealdena treówa ... þe hié hæfdon ... æ-acute;r on ealddagum, Ors. 2, 5; S. 82, 20. On ealddagum wæs án hús áræ-acute;red Gode tó lofe binnan þæ-acute;re byrig Gerusalem, Wlfst. 277, 13.

ealde-móder a grandmother. Cf. eald, VI a :-- For mínes leófan fæder sáwle and for mínre ealdemódor for my dear father's soul and for my grandmother's, Cht. Th. 562, 27. Þone bule ðe wæs hire ealder-móder, 548, 8. [O. Frs. ald-móder (alde móder according to Richthofen is more correct than alde-móder).]

eald-fæder, ealde-fæder. Substitute the two following:

ealde-fæder a grandfather. Cf. eald, VI a :-- On Arcestrates cyne-ríce his ealdefeder. Ap. Th. 28, 9. Se cing Eádmund ys bebyrged mid his ealdefæder Eádgáre, Chr. 1016; P. 153, 22. [On Willelmes kinges dege mínes furþur ealdefader, and Henrices (Henry I) kinges mines (Henry II) ealdefader, Angl. vii. 220, 8. He wes Mærwales fader, Mildbur&yogh;e aldefader, Laym. 31009. Of hir fadir and of hir eldefadir. Chauc. Boeth. 40, 1042. O. Frs. aide-, ald-fader.]

eald-fæder an ancestor; in pl. fathers, forefathers :-- Ealdfædera cnósle auita stirpe, An. Ox. 1600. Þú forðfærst tó þínum ealdfæderum tu ibis ad patres tuos. Gen. 15, 15. Swá hé behét heora ealdfæderum (patribus eorum), Jos. 21, 41. [Hir aldfadir cal I Adam, Met. Hml. 122, 17. O. Sax. ald-fader (Abraham); O.H. Ger. alt-fater (Adam); in pl. the patriarchs.]

eald-feónd. Add: [O.H. Ger. alt-fiant the devil.]

eald-gefá, an; m. An old foe :-- Métte hiene his ealdgefána sum and hiene ofstang, Ors. 3, 7; S. 118, 34.

eald-geféra, an; m. An old comrade :-- Hié hæfdon þrítig cyninga ofslagen heora ágenra ealdgeférena, Ors. 3, 11; S. 152, 24.

eald-geriht, es; n. Ancient right :-- Waldon ðá swángeréfan ðá læ-acute;swe forður gedrífan ... ðonne hit aldgeryhta wéron, Chh. Th. 70, 22. v. eald-riht.

eald-gestreón. Add :-- Þæt wæs án ealdgestreóna, B. 1458. Hié ne úþon þ-bar; hiera fiénd tó hiera ealdgestreónum féngon. Ors. 5, 3; S. 222, 11. Brond æ-acute;leð ealdgestreón, Cri. 813.

eald-gewyrht. Substitute: I. what has been done of old, a deed of old :-- Wuldres beám þe God on þrowode for mancynnes manegum synnum and for Adames ealdgewyrhtum, Kr. 1100. II. what has been deserved of old, desert for deeds of old :-- Ic wát geare þæt næ-acute;ron ealdgewyrht þæt hé ána scyle gnorn þrowian I know well that for past deeds he has not deserved to suffer sorrow alone, B. 2657.

eald-hláford. Substitute: An old lord, a lord whose right to rule is of ancient date, a rightful, liege lord :-- Hiera ealdhláfordes sunu regis filium, Ors. 3, 11; S. 148, 33. Hwelce hláfordhylda hí þóhton tó gecýþanne on hiora ealdhláfordes bearnum, 6, 37; S. 296, 5. Dauid cearf læppan of Saules mentle his ealdhláfordes, Past. 199, 11. Bill æ-acute;r gescód ealdhláfordes (Beowulfs, who was Wiglaf's liege lord) þám þára máðma mundbora (the fire-drake. Cf. weard unhióre goldmáðmas heóld, 2413) wæs, B. 2778. Hé gemunde þára ealdrihta ðe hí under ðám Cáserum hæfdon heora ealdhláfordum, Bt. 1; F. 2, 17: Met. 1, 63.

ealdhláford-cynn, es; n. The old royal family, the rightful royal line :-- Se cásere wæs heora ealdhláfordcynnes, Bt. 1; F. 2, 22.

eald-hríþer (?) an old ox :-- Æt .x. hídum tó fóstre ... túi eaid-hríðeru (eald hríðeru? .ii. ealde hrýðeru, twá ealda rýderu, twá ealda rýðeru, v.ll.) oþþe .x. weðeras, Ll. Th. i. 146, 17, iiii. aldhryðra, Shrn. 159, 9. v. next word.

eald-hryter-flæ-acute;sc. l. eald hrýþerflæ-acute;c (v. Angl. viii. 451) = eald-hrýþer-flæ-acute;sc ? or eald hrýþerflæ-acute;sc? v. preceding word.

ealdian. Add: I. to grow old, be old :-- Ic wæs geong and nú ic ealdige junior fui, etenim senui, Ps. Th. 36, 24. Ðonne hé ealdað cum senuerit, Kent. Gl. 815. Þonne se sunu wyxð, þonne ealdað se fæder, Hml. Th. i. 278, 25. Ic aldade senui, Ps. Srt. 36, 25. Ðá ðá hé ealdode, and his sunu wífian sceolde, Hml. Th. ii. 234, 24. Siððan hé ealdode (jam persenilis aetatis), Jos. 23, 1: Hml. S. 25, 246: Shrn. 145, 20. Mon sceal on eorðan geong ealdian, Gn. Ex. 8. Ðæs ealdigendan mannes mægen bið wanigende. Hml. Th. ii. 76, 21. I a. to grow old in a pursuit, continue long :-- On weorce beboda þínra ealda in opere mandatorum tuorum veteresce, Scint. 90, 9. II. to grow feeble with age, or as with age, be worn out with age, decay :-- Se líchoma ealdaþ and his fægernes gewíteþ, Bl. H. 57, 29: Seef. 89. Fultum heora aldað (veterascet). Ps. Srt. 48, 15. Seádo ðá ðe ne aldagiað (aldigað, R. ueterescunt), Lk. L. 12, 33. Ic ealdode (inveteravi) betweox feóndum mínum, Ps. Spl. 6, 7. Þe læ-acute;s þe hí þurh eorþlice dæ-acute;da á ealdodon (áealdodon ?: hí ne ealdodon næ-acute;fre, v.l.) fram hyra módes níwnysse ne per humanos actus a novitate mentis veterascerent, Gr. D. 6, 32. Aldadon bán mín inveteraverunt ossa mea, Ps. Srt. 31, 3. Þá cyricsangas ðe mid langre gýmeleásnesse ealdian (-igan, v.l.) ongunnon carmina ecclesiastica, quae longo usu vel negligentia inueterare coeperunt, Bd. 5, 20; Sch. 675, 9. Sele sceal stondan, sylf ealdian, Gn. Ex. 158. [v. N.E.D. old; vb. O.H. Ger. altén senescere, antiquare.] v. ge-, on-ealdian; æt-ealdod.

eald-land, es; n. Old-land, land that has remained long untilled: (cf. old-land ground that has lain untilled a long time and is now ploughed up; arable land which has been laid down in grass more than two years. D.D.) :-- Feówer æceras be-westan exan fornágeán Eádferðes ealdlande, C.D. iii. 411, 28.

eald-letre. Wrt. Voc. ii. 2, 57. v. next word.

eald-lic. Add: I. proper for mature years, of the character that should belong to age :-- Cildlic on geárum and ealdlic on móde. Hml. S. 7, 9. Sé of þæ-acute;re tíde his cnihthádes wæs berende ealdlice heortan (cor gerens senile), Gr. D. 95, 1. Biscopum gebirað ealdlice wísan, Ll. Th. ii. 318, 29. II. belonging to early times, original, authentic (?) :-- Mid ealdlecre (printed -letre, but for -lec = -lic v.ll. l, 12 on same page) autentica veterum (the passage glossed is: Authentica veterum auctoritate, Ald. 35, 26. Cf. An. Ox. 2597 which has: authentica .i. auctoritate plena mid heálicum; so perhaps ealdlic should be rendered authoritative. Cf. eald, VIII), Wrt. Voc. ii. 2, 57. [Cf. Oxe aldelike lateþþ behaves with gravity, Orm. 1229. Full aldeli&yogh; to fra&yogh;&yogh;nenn with all proper seriousness to ask, 2553.]

eald-móder. Dele, and see ealde-móder.

eald-ness old age. Add :-- Seó endlyfte tíd bið seó forwerode ealdnyss, þám deáðe geneálæ-acute;cende. ... Sume beóð gelæ-acute;dde tó rihtum lífe on forwerodre ealdnysse, Hml. Th. ii. 76, 21-26. Ealdnesse vetustatem, R. Ben. I. 91, 16.

ealdor. Dele bracket at end, and add: I. one occupying a position of superiority. (1) of human beings, (a) one (man or woman) having authority over others, (α) of public authority :-- Manna ealdor tribunus, þúsendes ealdor ciliarcus, fíftiga ealdor quinquagenarius, fíf hund cempena ealdor cohors, Wrt. Voc. i. 18, 8, 10, 13, 14. Ic eom ealdor and látteów Drihtnes heres sum princeps exercitus Domini, Jos. 5, 14. Genealæ-acute;hte án ealdor (princeps), Mt. 9, 18. Æþeréd Myrcena ealdor (cf. Æþeréd ealdormon, 894; P. 87, 14), Chr. 910; P. 95, 4. Ðá wæs hyre gecýd þe ðár ealdor wæs, Ap. Th. 23, 11. Ealdre tribuno, An. Ox.