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FEALLE -- FÉDAN 207

hearde cnyssed, and ic ne feóll, Ps. Th. 117, 13. IV b. to prostrate oneself in reverence : -- Gif þú feallest tó mé and mé weorþast (si cadens adoraveris me, Mt. 4, 9), Bl. H. 27, 18. Englas geþafedon þæt mennisce men him tó feóllon, Hml. Th. i. 38, 28. Hí feóllon on foldan and tó fótam hnigon, Sat. 533. Hé clypode: " Uton feallan tó ðæ-acute;re róde, and þone Ælmihtigan biddan . . . " Hí feóllon þá ealle mid Óswolde on gebedum, Hml. S. 26. 19-24. Hié on gebed feóllon, Gen. 847. Tó gebede feóllon, 777. IVc. to drop wounded or dead :-- Mycel wæll feóll on æ-acute;gðre healfe, Chr. 1016; P. 150, 2 : By. 303. Hé blóde fáh feóll on foldan ; næs hé fæ-acute;ge þá gyt, B. 2975. Feóllon wergend bennum seóce, Gen. 1971 : Hml. S. 26, 154. IV d. to stumble, fall into a pit, snare, &c. :-- Gif ðæt swín filð on ðæt sol, Past. 421, 2. Feallað firenfulle on heora fengnettum, Ps. Th. 140, 2. V. to fail, fall away, decay, crumble away. v. feallend-lic :-- Þes middangeard daga gehwylce fealleþ and tó ende efsteþ, Bl. H. 59, 26: Wand. 63. Foldwela fealleð, eorðmægen ealdað, Reim. 68. Eáðre is þ-bar; heofen and eorðe gewíton þonne án stæf of þæ-acute;re æ-acute; fealle, Lk. 16, 17. Feal[l]endne nutabundum, i. corruendum, An. Ox. 2778. Þes middangeard flýhð from ús, and wé him fleóndum fylgeaþ, and hine feallendne lufiaþ, Bl. H. 115, 18. v. for-, forþ-, ofer-feallan.

fealle, an; f. A trap :-- Feallan muscipulam, An. Ox. 4979. Feallum muscipulis, i. decipulis, 4074. [v. N. E. D. fall a trap. O. L. Ger. O. H. Ger. falla muscipula, decipula.] v. beswic-fealle (or ? beswic, fealle), mús-fealle.

'feallend-lic; adj. Perishable. transitory, frail. v. feallan; V :-- Þeós world is gebrosnodlic and feallendlic, Bl. H. 115, 4: Wlfst. 136, 27. Þysse worulde wela is hwýlwendlic and feallendlic and gebrosnadlic, 263, 12.

feallettan; p. te To fall to the ground :-- Falletande concidens, Mk. L. 5, 5.

feallung. v. feax-feallung: fealo tubulo. v. fala.

fealo; adj. Add: -- Falu gilvus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 109, 69. Fealu rubeum, rubicundum, 15, 80: busius, 126, 76. Feala, 12, 57. Sió fealwe fægernes fulva venustas (pavonis), 89, 61:33, 40. Nim þonne þ-bar; seax þe þæt hæfte sié fealo hryþeres horn, Lch. ii. 290, 22. Þæs fealewan flava, Wrt. Voc. ii. 33, 39. Gyf him þince þ-bar; hé on fealawan horse ríde . . . oððe græ-acute;gan, Lch. iii. 172, 29. Licgende on fealwum ceósle, Hml. Th. ii. 138, 14. Fealewum fulvis (cineribus), An. Ox. 5485. v. æsc-, dun-, mús-fealo.

feá-lóg. Add: [Cf. O. H. Ger. fó(h)-lógí raritas, paucitas.]

feal-þing (?) a great mass, a great weight (?) :-- Falthing moles, Wrt. Voc. ii. 114, 23.

fealwian. Add: -- Falewende fiavescentibus (botris), Wrt. Voc. ii. 83, 60 : 37, 15. [v. N. E. D. fallow ; vb. O. H. Ger. falewén.]

fearh. Add: -- Faerh porcellus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 117, 61. Fearh, 68, 31. [O. H. Ger. farh porcellus: Lat. porcus.] v. stig-fearh ; ge-fearh.

fearh-hama. v. feorh-hama: fear-lic. v. fearr-lic : fearm. v. feorm.

fearn. Add: -- Fearn (feran, Erf.) filix, Txts. 62, 420. Filix, fearn cujus radix utilis est ad soluendam difficultatem pariendi, Wrt. Voc. ii. 39, 35. Filicumque and fearnes oðða fearna, 37, 48. Wiþ þeóhece, smíce mid fearne swíþe þá þeóh, Lch. ii. 64, 26. [The word forms the first part of many local names, v. C. D. vi. pp. 286, 287.]

fearn-bed. For 'R. 85, Lye' substitute :-- Fearnbed filiscetum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 35, 50 : 148, 53 (gearn-, MS.). Andlang weges oþ-bar; hit cymþ tó fearnbedde, C. D. B. ii. 386, 13.

fearn-bracu, e ; f. A fern-brake, bed of fern :-- On fearnbraca súðeweardæ, C. D. v. 173, 18. [Promp. Parv. brake bushe or fernebrake filicetum, filacarium.]

fearn-edisc, es; n. A fern-pasture :-- On sacecumb, swá on fearn&dash-uncertain;edisc, C. D. B. i. 519, 2. Cf. fearn-læ-acute;s.

fearnig; adj. Ferny, full of fern :-- On ðá fearnigan hylle, of ðæ-acute;re fearnigan hylle, C. D. B. ii. 246, 21. On ðá fearnige leáge, C. D. iii. 376, 5.

fearn-læ-acute;s; gen. -læ-acute;swe; f. A fern-pasture; the right to pasture swine in such a pasture :-- Illam terram liberabo a pascua porcorum regis quod nominamus fearnlesuue, C. D. ii. 59, 19. v. Sax. Engl. ii. 87, and cf. fearn-edisc.

fearr. Add: -- Fear taurus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 122, 5. Et suovetaurili(a) oðða þá þe æt þæ-acute;m geldum þæ-acute;r wæs swín and sceáp and fear, 31, 35: Bl. H. 199, 7. Fearr, Wrt. Voc. i. 287, 59. Hwæþer gé sién strengran ðonne leó oððe fearr, Bt. 32, 1 ; F. 114, 26. Sum módig fearr wearð ángencga . . . Garganus ðone fearr gehwæ-acute;r sóhte . . . heora nán ne dorste ðám fearre geneálæ-acute;can, Hml. Th. i. 502, 11-22. Flésc ferra carnes taurorum, Ps. Srt. 49, 13. Se micela ylp ILLEGIBLE þe ðá módigan fearras mid ealle ofbeát, Hml. A. 63, 285. Hý mon band on wilde fearras, Shrn. 133, 12. ¶ in local names :-- Fearrhám, C. D. iii. 233, 31. Fearres cumb, v. 232, 24. Sunt rura haec . . . Fearresheáfod . . . , iii. 101, 15: v. 342. 23.

fearr-hríþer, es; n. A bull :-- Sum fearhrýþer (cf. se fear, 6) þæs óþræs ceápes geférscipe oferhogode, Bl. H. 199, 4. Gif him þince þ-bar; hé hæbbe ferrhrýðer, Lch. iii. 174, 21.

fearrian. v. feorrian.

fearr-lic; adj. Of a bull :-- [Æt] swýnenan and æt sceáplican and æt fear&l-bar;c UNCERTAIN ( = fearlican) suovetaurilia, An. Ox. 11, 187.

feásceaft-ness, e ; f. Poverty: -- Fæ-acute;sceaftnes paupertas, An. Ox. 1171.

feáwa. Add: -- Feára paulorum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 65, 54. I. Substantival. (1) few persons or things :-- Syndon feáwa þe þæ-acute;m deádan getreówe weorþon, Bl. H. 53, 1. On þám folce feáwe wæ-acute;ran æ-acute;nige there were few only in that folk, Ps. Th. 104, 11. Hwæt ðá feáwa syndan þe his willan wyrcean willen, R. Ben. 2, 17. Hé cýdde fela be Crístes godcundnysse . . . feáwa hé áwrát be his menniscnysse, Hml. Th. i. 70, 21. (1 a) followed by a pronoun in the singular :-- Feáwa siént tó þám gesceádwíse, gif hé wyrþ on ungeþylde, þ-bar; hé ne wilnige þ-bar; his sæ-acute;lþa weorþan onwende, Bt. 11, 1 ; F. 32, 32. Manegum is forgifen ðæt hé sprecan mæig, and swíþe feáwum (or sing.? v. (2)) ðæt hé sý gesceádwís, Prov. K. 5. (2) with gen., in sing. a few, small number of, in pl. few of :-- Manige weras þe swíþe feáwa manna á ongit, Bt. 19; F. 70, 12. Feá æ-acute;nig wæs monna cynnes there was only a few of mankind, Rä. 61, 3. On þám fenlande synd feáwa weorcstána, Hml. S. 20, 77. Ic hæbbe áne feáwa geférena, 23, 733. Sprecan áne feáwa worda, Nic. 5, 40. II. adjectival :-- Þá frýnd . . . þe hine for þám welan lufiaþ . . . þá feáwan þe hine for lufum lufedon, Bt. 29, 2 ; F. 106, 11. Feám wordum, Past. 73, 19. Feám (feáum, v. l.), 75, 16. Feáum, 395, 12 : Bt. 19; F. 70, 11. Feáwum, 11, 2; F. 34, 7. Binnan feágum (feáwum, v. l.) tídum, Lch. i. 100, 12. Mid feáwum þám getrýwestum mannum, Ap. Th. 6, 5. Gesáwon wé mennisce men feá (paucos homines) . . . hét ic feá stræ-acute;la (paucas sagittas) sendan, Nar. 10, 16, 22. Þás feáwan cwidas ræ-acute;dan, Ll. Th. ii. 402, 2. Þás feáwan dagas, Bl. H. 37, 11. Hí læ-acute;taþ þíne feáwan getreówan mid þé, Bt. 20; F. 72, 17. Þá feástan paucissimi, Ps. Srt. 104, 13. Feáwoste, Bl. Gl. II a. undeclined :-- Æfter feáwa dagum, Lk. 15, 13. Æfter feáwa (feáwum, v. l.) dagum, .Mart. H. 176, 4. v. án ; V a.

feáwnes. Add: -- Feánisse paucitatem, Ps. Srt. 101, 24.

feax. Add: -- Feax coma, Wrt. Voc. i. 282, 36: ii. 22, 56. Wiþ þ-bar; ðæt mannes fex (feax, v. l.) fealle, Lch. i. 110, 15. Þ-bar; fýr ne fornam ne án hæ-acute;r heora feaxes, Hml. S. 30, 465. Fexe, hæ-acute;re capillatura, An. Ox. 1214. Heó hire wætres bæd, and hí þwóhg, and hyre feax geræ-acute;dde (crines composuit), Bd. 3, 9; Sch. 232, 9. Hí habbað beardas oþ cneów and feax oð hélan (comas usque ad talos), Nar. 35, 2. Monig man hæfð micel feax on foranheáfde, and weorð fæ-acute;rlíce caluw, Prov. K. 42. Fexa, hæ-acute;ra cincinnorum, An. Ox. 1199: 4172. Feaxum comis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 95, 45. ¶ a bush (?). v. feaxede (2) [cf. (?) Icel. vallar-fax the wood (poet.).] :-- Oð ealdan hege; on westhealfe ealdan hege tó feaxum; ðonne west from feaxum, C. D. iii. 429, 12. [v. N. E. D. fax.] v. fore-, loc-, wíf-feax ; feax-wund; -feaxe.

feax-cláþ. For Cot. 93 substitute :-- Feaxcláð (printed seax-) fascia, Wrt. Voc. ii. 39, 74.

-feaxe. Add:, -feax. v. and-, gylden-, síd-feax(e); feax.

feax-eácas. Substitute: feax-eáca, an; m. A forelock :-- Loccas oððe feaxeácan antiae frontis (calamistro crispantur, Ald. 77, 16), Wrt. Voc. ii. 3, 66.

feaxede. Add: (1) having hair :-- Ðeós wyrt is greáton bógum and swýþe smælon leáfon swylce heó má fexede gesewen sý this plant is with thick boughs and very narrow leaves, it looks rather as if furnished with hair, Lch. i. 250, 20. (2) bushy, full of foliage (?), cf. feax ; ¶ :-- Of ácynnendlicum &l-bar; fexedum (wexendum? The gloss to the passage in An. Ox. 2420 is: Of ácennendlicum, wexendum) þyrnetum de spinetis nascentibus, Hpt. Gl. 463, 35. [v. N. E. D. faxed.] Cf. sceacgede.

-feaxen. v. fýr-, ge-feaxen : feax-geræ-acute;dian. Dele, and see feax.

feax-ness, e ; f. Hair: -- Faexnis capillatur(a) (cf. fex, hæ-acute;r capillatura, An. Ox. 1214), Wrt. Voc. ii. 102, 60. Locgewind vel fexnes capillatura, 128, 38.

feax-sceacga. Dele, and see sceacga : feax-sceacged. Dele: feax-sceára. v. sceár.

feax-wund, e; f. A wound at a place covered by the hair of the head :-- Be feaxwunde. Gif in feaxe bið wund inces lang, geselle ánne sci&l-bar;&l-bar;. tó bóte. Gif beforan feaxe bið wund inqes lang, twégen sci&l-bar;&l-bar;. tó bóte, Ll. Th. i. 92, 17.

febrende. v. feferian: febrig. Add: v. feferig.

feccan. Dele: " p. feahte . . . feht, " and add :-- Hé hét hí ardlíce feccan, Hml. S. 8, 39. Men gesóhton þone stede heora hæ-acute;le feccende, 26, 238. v. fetian (the earlier form of feccan).

fecgan. Dele.

fédan. Add: I. of living creatures. (1) to give food to (lit. or fig.) :-- Gif hié mon ongemang ðæ-acute;re ðreátunga fét mid sumere heringe, Past. 303, 1. Wiþ feóndseócum men, þonne deófol þone monnan féde oððe hine innan gewealde mid ádle, Lch. ii. 136, 25. His mæ-acute;gas hine féden, gif hé self mete næbbe. Gif hé mæ-acute;gas næbbe, féde cyninges geréfa hine, Ll. Th. i. 60, 10-12. Ofætum wére féd holusculis vesceretur, Hpt. Gl. 494, 50. Seó sául, gif heó ne bið mid Godes worde féded, Bl. H. 57, 11, 10. (1 a) of feeding infants, to suckle, nurse: -- Fæddæ hiæ-acute; (Romulus and Remus) wylif in Rómæcæstri, Txts. 127, 2. Þonne þá wíf heora bearn