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FOR-GIFEDNESS--FOR-GILDAN 243

contulerunt, 24, 26, 7. Hwá mæg þám gýtsere genóh forgifan? Swá him mon máre selþ, swá hine má lyst, Bt. 7, 4; F. 22, 34. Forgyfende dispensans, i. disponens, An. Ox. 1776. (1) to give in answer to request:--Bióð gearwe tó læ-acute;ranne and tó forgiefanne æ-acute;lcum ðára ðe iów bidde, Past. 173, 8. (2) to give as reward, retribution, &c.:--Wulderbeáh þæne forgyfþ corona quam reddet (i. restituet), An. Ox. 1354. Wé sceolan dón sóðe bóte, þonne forgifeþ ús Drihten úre synna forgifnesse, Bl. H. 99, 1. Se þe eft gyldeð þá þú him æ-acute;r forgeáfe, and ús eallum gesealdest qui retribuet te retributionem tuam, quam tu retribuisti nobis, Ps. Th. 136, 8. Sié þ-bar; on cyninges dóme, swá deáð swá líf, swá hé him forgifan wille, Ll. Th. i. 66, 10. (3) to give, allow as a matter of right:--Eallum frióum monnum þás dagas sién forgifene, Ll. Th. i. 92, 2. (4) to give up, hand over, deliver up, commit, (α) to a living creature:--Forgeaf hé hym Barrabban, Mt. 27, 26. Þám þe is recedóm forgyfen &l-bar; befæst cui regimen commissum est, An. Ox. 274. Forgyfene oblatam, i. deditam (praedam), 3572. Ðeówum monnum sién forgifen æ-acute;ghwæt þæs þe him æ-acute;nig mon geselle, Ll. Th. i. 92, 9. (β) to a place, practice, &c.:--Ðá ðe hié selfe forgiefað gífernesse gulae dediti, Past. 308, 14. Monge lifgað gyltum forgiefene, Gú. 432. Hé wát æðelinga beam eorðan forgiefene (committed to the earth), Seef. 93. (5) to give back what has been forfeited, restore:--Se cyng forgeaf þám eorle (Godwin who had just cleared himself) his fulne freóndscype and fulne eorldóm and eall þet hé æ-acute;r áhte, Chr. 1052; P. 183, 10. Þ-bar; hé wæ-acute;re his feores scyldig, buton se cyng him his feorh forgifan wolde, Ll. Th. i. 230, 7. (6) to give a woman in marriage, to marry a woman to some one:--Æþelstán his sweostor him forgeaf, Chr. 925; P. 105, 20: B. 2997. Þám tó hám forgeaf hé ángan dohtor, 374. Se fæder þóhte hwám hé his dohter mihte heálícost forgifan, Ap. Th. 1, 13. Þ-bar; nán man má wífa næbbe búton .i., and seó beó mid rihte beweddod and forgifen, Ll. Th. ii. 300, 14. Æt his médder þe wæ-acute;re tó æ-acute;wum wífe forgifen his fæder, i. 90, 29. Forgifen Eádwine tó cwéne, Lch. iii. 422, 9. Forgyfen twám werum twice married, 430, 13. Hió wæs forgifen Aldferþe, and hié be him lifgendum hié gedæ-acute;ldun, Chr. 718; P. 42, 19. Forgifene nuptae, Wrt. Voc. ii. 135, 47. (7) Of the dispensation of Providence, to give powers of body or mind, conditions of being, &c.:--Þá gesceapu þe him æ-acute;r forgeaf God, Gen. 844. Him wundra fela Alwalda in æ-acute;ht forgeaf, Ex. 11. Him líffreá woroldáre forgeaf, B. 17: Gen. 2109. Sige forgeaf Constantine cyning ælmihtig, El. 144. Forgif mé leóht on þissum lífe, An. 76. Forgif mé ondgiet, Hy. 4, 21. Se sceoppend eallra gesceafta hæfþ forgifen án gecynd eallum his gesceaftum, Bt. 34, 12; F. 152, 17: 41, 5; F. 254, 3, 14. Forgiefen, Gú. 1106: Cri. 1400. Forgyfen, 1388. Sib is forgifen Godes gelaðunge, Hml. S. 9, 130. Ic eom forgifen fram Gode þyssere byrig, 136. Manegum men bióþ forgifene þás woruldgesæ-acute;lþa, Bt. 39, 12; F. 230, 24. (7 a) the object a clause:--Forgeaf him moncynnes fruma þæt hé weorðan sceolde . . ., Ph. 377. Hafað þám treówe forgiefen Meotud þæt hé is ealra beáma beorhtast geblówen, 175. Eów weorþeþ forgifen hwæt gé sprecaþ, Bl. H. 171, 29. II. to grant. (1) to grant leave to do, permit, allow. (a) without object expressed:--Forgeaf permitteret, i. licentiam daret, An. Ox. 2573. Gode forgyfendum fór Æþelflæd, Chr. 913; P. 96, 33. (b) with clause:--Forgifeþ hé ús þ-bar; wé mótan his onsýne sceáwian, Bl. H. 103, 28. Forgif ús þæt wé þíne onsýne geméten, Jul. 729. Þ-bar; hé him álýfde and forgeáfe þ-bar; hé móste hí gelæ-acute;ran ut eos liceret inbui, Bd. 4, 16; Sch. 427, 17. (c) with pronoun:--Forgeaf se cyning him þ-bar; and lýfde concessit rex, Bd. 4, 16; Sch. 427, 20. (d) with pron. and clause:--Him þæt Críst forgeaf þæt hý mótan his ætwiste brúcan, Cri. 391. (e) with infin.:--Hé forgeaf (permisit) iúh forléta wífa iúra, Mt. L. 19, 8. Forgef &l-bar; léf meh fara permitte me ire, 8, 21. (2) to grant leave to have:--Ne wæs se fyrst micel þe hí Gúðláce forgiefan þóhtan, Gú. 298. (3) to grant a request, cause to be done. (a) with clause:--Forgif úrum módum þ-bar; hí móton tó þé cuman, Bt. 33, 4; F. 132, 27. Forgif mé þæt ic weorðe blíðe vivifica me, Ps. Th. 118, 107. (b) with infin.:--From sceððendum woerdnissum giblinna forgef a noxiis vitiis cessare concede, Rtl. 16, 27. (c) with a coordinate clause from which an object may be inferred:--Forgif mé, beága weard, hát síðian Agar, Gen. 2782. III. of action that produces an effect upon an object, to give, cause:--Þú eallum oferhýdigum eáþmódnesse forgifest, Bl. H. 141, 12. Hé inc bám forgeaf balewe geþóhtas, Sat. 488. Hé him þá wunde forgeaf, By. 139. III a. to give battle, deliver an attack:--Hé mægenræ-acute;s forgeaf, B. 1519. IV. to forgive. (1) to remit a fine, obligation, &c., not to insist upon what is due:--Éghuelc scyld forgeaf ic ðé omne debitum dimisi tibi, Mt. L. 18, 32. Þæt him næ-acute;re nán þing þæs tigolgeweorces forgifen non minuetur quidquam de lateribus, Ex. 5, 19. Sié him sió swingelle forgifen, Ll. Th. i. 104, 16. Ic nelle þ-bar; æ-acute;nig fyhtewíte forgifen sý, 248, 20. Ne beó æ-acute;fre æ-acute;nig foráð forgifen, 388, 18. Beón þá heregeata forgyfene, 420, 16. (2) to give up claim to reparation for wrong doing, sin, offence. (a) the object a noun:--Se Hálga Gást manna synna forgifð, Ælfc. T. Grn. 2, 16. Ðú forgeáfe ðá árleásnesse mínre heortan, Past. 419, 8. Hié forgeáfon þæ-acute;m cásere þá fæ-acute;hþe þe his mæ-acute;g hæfde wið hié æ-acute;r geworht, ond hé forgeaf him þ-bar; unryht and þ-bar; fácn þ-bar; hí him dón

þóhton Claudius omnium factorum dictorumve veniam sanxit, Ors. 6, 4; S. 258, 27-29. Sié hit (gylt) healf forgifen, Ll. Th. i. 64, 22. Anweald synna tó forgifanne (-gef-, L.) potestas dimittendi peccata, Mt. 9, 6. Monig is tó forgeafanne (ad ignoscendum), Rtl. 10, 34. (b) the object a clause:--Hé forgifeþ eall swá hwæt swá þes middangeard wiþ hine æ-acute;byligða geworhte, Bl. H. 9, 11. Forgif mé þ-bar; ic tó þe sprecende wæs swá tó men, 235, 31. (c) absolute:--Gyf mín bróðor syngað wið mé, mót ic him forgyfan (ic forgefo dimittam, L.), Mt. 18, 21. Eáðor tó forgeafanne remissius, Lk. L. 10, 12. IV a. to give up resentment for injury received, dismiss ill-will, anger, remove one's displeasure from a person:--Hé him forgeaf þone níð þe hé tó him wiste, Ors. 5, 15; S. 250, 15. Gif hwylce þæ-acute;r beóð þára þe hwæt æ-acute;bylhða wið óðre habbað, þonne sceolan hig þá forgyfan, Ll. Th. ii. 434, 8. [Goth. fra-giban: O. Sax. far-ge&b-bar;an (for-): O. H. Ger. fer-geban.] v. for-gifen.

for-gifedness (-gifen-?) forgiveness:--Andetnys synne forgyfednysse sylð confessio peccati ueniam donat, Scint. 40, 13.

for-gifen; adj. (ptcpl.). I. forgiven, pardoned:--Þé georne tó Gode bide and tó his hálgum, wið þám ðe þíne synna þæs ðe forgifenron beón, Wlfst. 290, 10. II. mild; remissus. (1) of persons, gentle, indulgent:--Hé wæs Rómánum swá forgiefen and swá milde swá him nán onwald næs æ-acute;r þæ-acute;m Tiberius cum magna et graui modestia reipublicae praefuit, Ors. 6, 2; S. 254, 22. Hié sume heora þeówas gefreódon, and eác him eallum wurdon tó milde and tó forgiefene cum licentia in consuetudinem prorogata servos suos passim liberos facerent, 4, 3; S. 162, 15. (2) of discipline, punishment, &c., not hard:--Sodomom forgefenra &l-bar; eáðor tó forgeafanne bið Sodomis remissius erit, Lk. L. 10, 12, 14. Forgefenro, Mt. L. 11, 22. Forgefenre, 24. v. un-forgifen.

for-gifend(?), es; m. One who grants:--Unnend &l-bar; forgefend prestabilis, Rtl. 5, 10. v. for-gifestre.

for-gifendlic dative. Take this apart from for-gifenlic.

for-gifenlic. For 'forgiving, . . ., bearable' substitute: that is freed from an oppressive obligation, easy. v. for-gifen, and next word.

for-gifenlíce; adv. Easily, without hardship from burdensome claims:--Tyro and Sydone bið forgifenlícor (remissius) þonne eów, Mt. 11, 22.

for-gifestre, an; f. A female giver:--Háligre forgifestre gyfe sancti datrix karismatis, Hy. S. 49, 11. v. for-gifend.

for-gifnes and for-gifennes (-gifenes). Add: I. remission of a fine, tax, &c.:--Ic wille þ-bar; ealle þá freódóm and ealle þá forgiuenesse þe míne forgengles geáfen, þet hit stande, Chr. 963; P. 117, 5. II. release:--Tó bodanne hæftedum forgefnisse praedicare captiuis remissionem, Lk. R. L. 4, 18. III. forgiveness of sin, offence, &c.:--Hé him þone eádigan wer forgifnesse bæd, Bl. H. 223, 13. Mæht forgefnisse synna potestas dimittendi peccata, Mt. L. 9, 6. Forgefenise, p. 15, 20. Forgiefnesse, Past. 399, 18. In forgefnisse synna in remissionem peccatorum, Lk. R. L. 1, 77. Ðæ-acute;m hóendum forgefnise from feder of gebæd crucifigentibus ueniam a patre deposcens, Lk. p. 11, 7. On synna forgifennysse (-gyfenesse, v. l., -gefnisse, L. R.) in remissionem peccatorum, Mk. 1, 4. Hié næ-acute;fre forgifenesse æt Gode ne biddaþ, Bl. H. 65, 13. Þú sealdest mannum synna forgifnessa, 87, 12. IV. mildness, lenity, indulgence; in a bad sense, laxity:--Oft ungemetlico fofgifnes bið gelícet ðæt mon wéneð ðæt hit sié mildheortnes saepe inordinata remissio pietas creditur, Past. 149, 9. Milsia &l-bar; forgefnise miseratione, Mt. p. 18, 8. Of forgefnise de indulgentia, Mk. p. 5, 17: Rtl. 97, 39. Bútan miltsunge &l-bar; forgyfenysse sine respectu, An. Ox. 3462. Forgifenysse, 4795.

for-gildan. I. to pay back, restore what has been taken:--Gif man forstele feoðerfót neát . . . fæste án gear and forgylde þ-bar; hé forstolen hæbbe (quod furatus fuerit reddat), oððe .II. geár fæste, Ll. Th. ii. 140, 34. II. with idea of compensation. (1) absolute, to make compensation to a person (dat.), pay damages at law:--Gif mon wíf gebycgge and sió gyft forð ne cume, ágife þ-bar; feoh, and forgielde, and gebéte þám byrgean, Ll. Th. i. 122, 6. Gif hwá Godes flýman hæbbe on unriht, ágife hine tó rihte, and forgylde þám þe hit gebyrige, and gylde þám cyninge be his weregilde, 410, 16. Gif hwá wrace dó . . . þ-bar; hé him on nime, ágife, and forgielde, and gebéte mid .xxx. sci&l-bar;&l-bar;., 108, 5. Gif hwá reáflác gewyrce, ágife, and forgylde (cf. ágife hé þone reáflác, and geselle .LX. sci&l-bar;&l-bar;. tó wíte, 108, 9: and see first passage under (1 a)), and beó his weres scyldig wið þone cynincg, 410, 2. Man wolde biddan þæs reáfláces þ-bar; hé hit sciolde ágyfan, and forgyldan, and þám cyninge his wer, Cht. Th. 289, 28. Gif ic gesealde æ-acute;nigre wífhanda þ-bar; hé gestrýnde, þonne forgyldan míne mágas . . . For ðon ic cweþe þ-bar; hí hit gyldan, for þon hý fóð tó mínum þe ic syllan mót, 491, 23. (1 a) where the rate or manner of payment is given:--Bæd Ælfsige æ-acute;giftes his mannes (a woman who had been stolen), and Æðelstán hine ágef, and forgeald him mid twám pundum, Cht. Th. 206, 31. Meduman leódgelde forgelde, Ll. Th. i. 4, 9. Mid weorðe forgelde, 12, 2. (2) with acc. of object for which compensation is made. (a) the object a person slain or injured:--Gif hé æ-acute;nig lande næbbe, forgilde hine man mid .LXX. sci&l-bar;&l-bar;. (cf. sí his wer .LXXX. sci&l-bar;&l-bar;., 2), Ll. Th. i. 188, 3: 6: ii. 294, 7. Gif man æt unlagum man bewæ-acute;pnige, forgilde hine be his