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464 GIFE -- GIFT

2445. Gif bescoren man gange him an giestl&i-long;&d-bar;nesse, gefe him man æ-long;nes, Ll. Th. i. 38, 13. H&e-long; uoenas geafa embehtsumnise &l-bar; h&e-long;rnisse hine h&e-long; gefe Gode arbitretur obseguium se praestare Deo, Jn. L. R. 16, 2. XII. to offer, present to the action of another :-- H&e-long; beald in gebede b&i-long;dsteall gife&d-bar; fæste on f&e-long;&d-bar;an. Jul. 388. Giefe&d-bar;, Rä. 41, 19. Gif hu&a-long; &d-bar;ec sl&a-long;es in su&i-long;&d-bar;ra ceica &d-bar;&i-long;n gef (praebe) him &d-bar;&y-long; &o-long;&d-bar;era. Mt. L. 5, 39. XIII. to Orfee for observation, set forth a statement for consideration :-- T&o-long; geafanne mi&d-bar; efennisse adhibita comparatione, Mt. p. 15, 12. XIV. to allot, assign :-- Þæ-long;r ys &a-long;n t&o-long; l&a-long;fe, gif þæne Aprili, Angl. viii. 303, 38 : 43. XV. to cause to have or receive. (l) the subject a person :-- Brego engla geaf eft blisse gehwæ-long;m &e-long;gb&u-long;endra þurh eor&d-bar;an westm, Chr. 975; P. 122, l. (2) of things, to be productive of :-- Æ-acute;lcum men his &a-long;gen g&o-long;d giUNCERTAINþ good edleán, Bt. 37, 2 ; F. 188, 27. Ð&a-long; cwæþ h&e-long;: ' W&e-long;nst þ&u-long; hwæþer æ-long;nig þissa andweardana gooda þ&e-long; mæge sellan fulle gesæ-long;lþa ? Ð&a-long; andswarode ic : ' N&a-long;t ic n&a-long;nwuht. . . þe swelc gifan mæge 33. 3; F. 126, 23. XVI. to allow to have, not to withhold, to release :-- Is giwuna iów þ-bar;te &e-long;nne ic gefe &l-bar; forl&e-long;te (dimittam) iów in eóstro, wallad g&e-long; for&d-bar;on þ-bar; ic gefe (dimittam) cynig lud&e-long;a?, Jn. R. L. 18, 39. v. ge-, on-gifan; for-gifen.

gife. v. gifu: gifedness. v. for-gifedness: gifelness. v. gifolness.

gifend, gefend (q. v. in Dict.), es; m. I. a giver: -- Apollonius mangeres naman genam m&a-long; þonne gifendes, Ap. Th. 10, 8. I a. applied to the Deity, v. gifan; III :-- Drihten þe is ealra gereorda gifend, R. Ben. 69, II. II. one that is in the habit of giving, a liberal person :-- Gifend largus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 151, 30. [Icel. gefendr; pl. givers.] v. for-gifend.

gifend-lic. v. for-gifendlic: gifenlic, -lice. v. for-gifenlic, -l&i-long;ce.

g&i-long;ferl&i-long;ce. Add: -- G&y-long;ferl&i-long;ce pertinaciter, i. insuperabiliter (instrumenta bellica pertinaciter portantes, Ald. II. 29), An. Ox. 766.

g&i-long;fer-nes. Add: I. greediness for food, gluttony :-- G&i-long;fernes gastri-margia, Wrt. Voc. ii. 40, 16. G&y-long;fernes vel oferfil, i. 27, 21. (l) of persons :-- Syndon eahta heáfodleahtras . . . &A-long;n is gecwæden gula, þ-bar; is g&y-long;fernyss on Englisc ; seó d&e-long;&d-bar; þ-bar; man yt æ-long;r t&i-long;man and drinc&d-bar;, o&d-bar;&d-bar;e h&e-long; t&o-long; micel nim&d-bar; on æ-long;te o&d-bar;&d-bar;e on wæ-long;te, Hml, S. 16, 268. Su&a-long; oft su&a-long; w&e-long; &u-long;re hand d&o-long;&d-bar; t&o-long; &u-long;rum m&u-long;&d-bar;e for giéfernesse ofergemet per immoderatum usum dum manus ad cibum tenditur, Past. 313, 14. Tantalus &d-bar;e on þisse worulde ungemetl&i-long;ce g&i-long;fre wæs, and him þæ-long;r (in hell) þ-bar; ilce yfel fyligde þæs g&i-long;fernesse, Bt. 35, 6; F. 170, l. 'On giéfernesse (ingluvie) &d-bar;&u-long; r&i-long;csas&d-bar; ofer &d-bar;&a-long; menniscan heortan. ' For &d-bar;æ-long;m &d-bar;æ-long;m &d-bar;e on giéfernesse ongietene (gulae deditos) beó&d-bar;, wile folgian firenlust . . . Sió wamb bi&d-bar; &a-long;&d-bar;ened mid fylle for giéfernesse (venter ingluvie extenditur), Past. 311, 2-12. G&i-long;fernesse ingluviem (ventris), Wrt. Voc. ii. 96, 39. Manega mettas gegladia&d-bar; g&y-long;fernysse (gulam), Scint. 57, 4. Ic andette g&i-long;fernesse æ-long;tes and drences, ge æ-long;r t&i-long;de ge ofer t&i-long;de. Ic andette æ-long;lce g&i-long;tsunga and æfest, Ll. Th. ii. 262, 25. (2) of animals :-- Heora (animals') willa t&o-long; n&a-long;num &o-long;þrum þingum nis &a-long;þenod b&u-long;ton t&o-long; g&i-long;fernesse and t&o-long; wræ-long;nnesse quarum omnis ad explendam corporalem lacunam festinat intentio, Bt. 31, I ; F. 112, 8. Fræcum innoþes g&y-long;fernesse [draco boves) gulosa ventris ingluvie (voraciter glutire solebat), An. Ox. 2445. II. greed of money, cupidity, covetousness, avarice :-- G&i-long;fernesse philargiria [cf. gitsunge philargiria (the third of the deadly sins, Ald. 206, 31), 96, 67], Wrt. Voc. ii. 66, 29; 50, 20. Deóflice dæ-long;da . . . on stalan and on str&u-long;dungan, on g&i-long;tsungan and on g&i-long;fernessan, Ll. Th. i. 310, 17. Ne g&e-long; ne beón gewyrhtan stala ne str&u-long;dunga, ac str&y-long;na&d-bar; mid rihte. Scylda&d-bar; eów wi&d-bar; g&i-long;tsunga and wi&d-bar; g&i-long;fornessa . . . Scylda&d-bar; eów wi&d-bar; g&a-long;lscipas. . . , and wi&d-bar; oferfylle beorga&d-bar; eów, Wlfst. 40, 6-13. ¶ In Bl. H. 163, 12 gifernes seems aa error. See ge-f&e-long;rness.

gifes in the phrase t&o-long; gifes. v. gifu : gifestre. v. for-gifestre.

gifeþe; adj. Add: -- Gif hit gifeþe is huius si potis est, Germ. 402, 84. (l) where what is granted is expressed by a noun :-- Eów ys t&i-long;r gife&d-bar;e, Jud. 157 : Vald. l, 25. Gyfe&d-bar;e, B. 819. (2) the grant given by a clause :-- M&e-long; gyfe&d-bar;e weard þæt ic &a-long;glæ-long;can geræ-long;hte, B. 555. Cf. gifan; III.

gif-fæst. For Cot. 57 substitute :-- Giffæst (printed giffæt, but see Wülck. Gl. 382, 30) capax, Wrt. Voc. ii. 24, 10.

gif-heal. Add: Cf. H&e-long; healreced h&a-long;tan wolde gewyrcean . . . and þæ-long;r on innan eall gedæ-long;lan . . . swylc him God sealde, B. 68-72.

gifian. Take here geafian, geoflan in Dict. , and add :-- God mænig-fealdl&i-long;cor gifa&d-bar; mannum þonne h&e-long; seó gebeden, Hml. S. 23 b, 617. [O. Sax. geUNCERTAIN&o-long;n, geb&o-long;ian : O. H. Ger. geb&o-long;n, geb&e-long;n.] v. &a-long;-, ge-gifian.

gifig (?); adj. Possessing as the result of gift or grant :-- Gifine com-potem, Angl. xi. 171, 7 (v. note there in which the word is compared with Goth. gabeigs: Icel. g&o-hook;fugr). [Gifig (and gifan) may be compared with t&i-long;þe (and t&i-long;þian).]

gifl. Add; v. undern-gifl.

gifla (geofola), an ; m. A small piece of food, a mouthful :-- Geofola buccilla, Wrt. Voc. ii. 126, 67. v. gifl.

Gifle (-as?) ; pl. The people of a district in England :-- Gifla landes is þryú hund hýda, C. D. B. i. 414, 22.

gifnes. Add :-- Gefnise &u-long;s geræ-long;c veniam nobis tribue, Rtl. 82, 7.

gifol. Add: I. liberal, munificent :-- Ne beó g&e-long; &o-long;&d-bar;rum monnum su&a-long; gifole (giofole, v. l.) &d-bar;æt hit weor&d-bar;e eów selfum t&o-long; gesuince non ut aliis sit remissio, vobis autem tribulatio, vestra abundantia illorum inopiam suppleat, Past. 325, 9. Hié wilnia&d-bar; &d-bar;æt hié gifule (giofole, v. l.) &d-bar;yncen munifici videri appetunt, 339, 25. II. gracious :-- Gefol w&i-long;f mulier gratiosa, Kent. Gl. 366. Icel. gjöfull munificent.] v. r&u-long;m-gifol.

gifol-ness, e; f. Liberality, munificence :-- Sint t&o-long; manienne &d-bar;&a-long; &d-bar;e mildheortl&i-long;ce sella&d-bar; . . . &d-bar;&y-long; læ-long;s sió g&i-long;dsung &d-bar;æs læ-long;nan lofes &a-long;dwæ-long;sce &d-bar;æt leóht &d-bar;æ-long;re giofolnesse, o&d-bar;&d-bar;e eft sió giofolness sié gemenged wi&d-bar; unr&o-long;t-nesse, o&d-bar;&d-bar;e eft for dæ-long;m giefum his m&o-long;d fægnige ne dationis lumen laudis transitoriae appetitio extinguat; ne oblatum munus conjuncta tristitia obsideat; ne in oblato munere animus hilarescat, Past. 321, 22 Gifel-nesse munificentia, largitate, Hpt. Gl. 466, 57. v. r&u-long;mgifolnes.

gifre. Add :-- Ic w&a-long;t eardfæstne &a-long;nne standan, deáfne dumban, s&e-long; oft swilged gifrum l&a-long;cum (the subject of the riddle is a bookcase, the gifre l&a-long;c are books), Rä. 50, 3. 7u In Rä 270 a book is the subject.

g&i-long;fre. Add :-- Ð&a-long; g&i-long;fran avida. Wrt. Voc. ii. i. 4. I. greedy of food. (l) of persons :-- G&i-long;fre ambro, Wrt. Voc. ii. 96, 49. G&i-long;fre, græ-long;dig consumptor, i. devorator, gluto, 134, I. Etol, g&i-long;fre edax, i. vorax, vorator, 142, 29. Ð&a-long; g&i-long;fran gulae dediti, Past. 308, 15. (l a) as an epithet of the mouth, lips, &c. :-- Smæ-long;rum g&i-long;frum (gr&i-long;frum, MS.) buccis ambronibus, i. cupidis &l-bar; auidis, An. Ox. 698. G&i-long;frum, 5, 19, (l b) of an action or quality displaying greediness :-- Mid g&i-long;ferre gulosa (fraude, Ald. 204, 31), Wrt. Voc. ii. 40, 29. (2) of animals :-- Sw&a-long; sw&a-long; fleógende fugel, &d-bar;onne h&e-long; g&i-long;fre (avidus) bi&d-bar;, h&e-long; gesih&d-bar; &d-bar;æt æ-long;s, and &d-bar;onne for &d-bar;æ-long;m luste &d-bar;æs metes h&e-long; forgiet &d-bar;æt gr&i-long;n, Past. 331, 17. Ðæs g&i-long;fran dopfugeles voracis mer[g]ule, Wrt. Voc. ii. 76, 6. Þ&e-long; sculon moldwyrrnas ceówan . . . swearte wihta g&i-long;fre and græ-long;dige, Seel. 74. (2 a) of a quality :-- Of g&i-long;fre frecinesse gulosa ingluvie, An. Ox. 4, 37. II. of destructive things, devouring flame, &c. :-- Þeáh g&e-long; m&i-long;nne flæ-long;schoman forgr&i-long;pen g&i-long;fran l&e-long;ge, G&u-long;. 346. R&i-long;cels g&i-long;fre gl&e-long;da bærna&d-bar;, Ps. Th. 140, 2. III. greedy of prey or booty, rapacious, ravenous. (l) of a person :-- Ne bi&d-bar; n&a-long;n heretoga sw&a-long; g&i-long;fre on fræmdra manna yrfe sw&a-long; se unrihtw&i-long;sa d&e-long;ma byþ on his h&y-long;remanna, Ll. Lbmn. 475, 18. His (Grendel's) m&o-long;dor g&i-long;fre and galgm&o-long;d geg&a-long;n wolde sorhfulne s&i-long;&d-bar;, B. 1277. G&i-long;frum deófle, Sal. 145. H&i-long; (the fallen angels') ged&u-long;fan sceoldun in þone deópan wælm . . . gr&e-long;dige and g&i-long;fre, Sat. 32. (l a) of feeling or action :-- W&e-long; þurh g&i-long;fre m&o-long;d beswican &u-long;s sylfe, Hö. 95. Deá&d-bar; hine ræ-long;se&d-bar; on g&i-long;frum gr&a-long;pum, G&u-long;. 969. (2) of a place that receives many victims :-- Helle græ-long;dige and g&i-long;fre, Gen. 793. IV. greedy of money, covetous :-- G&i-long;fre bi&d-bar; s&e-long; þ&a-long;m golde onf&e-long;h&d-bar;, Gn. Ex. 70. V. in a good sense, eagerly desirous for (gen.) :-- Ic wolde ymbe þone læ-long;ced&o-long;m þ&a-long;ra &d-bar;&i-long;nra l&a-long;ra hw&e-long;ne m&a-long;re geh&y-long;ran , . . Ic heora eom sw&i-long;þe g&i-long;fre æ-long;gþer ge t&o-long; geh&e-long;renne ge eác t&o-long; gehealdanne remedia . . . audiendi avidus vehementer efflagito, Bt. 22, I; F. 76, 20. v. feoh-, heoru-, ofer-, orleg-, wæl-g&i-long;fre.

gift. Add: es; n. (m. ? Cf. æ-long;rist for gender). I. a giving, restoring :-- Hwæþer magon rihtw&i-long;sra manna s&a-long;wla beón onfangene in heofonas æ-long;r þæ-long;re gyfte and geedn&i-long;wunge þ&a-long;ra l&i-long;chamana on d&o-long;mes dæge (ante restitutionem corporum), Gr. D. 295, ii. v. æ-, ed-, freót, hl&a-long;ford-, ræ-long;d-gift. II. a gift :-- -Ðæt is cyninges andweorc . . . gifta (gifa, v. l. For the need, in the case of a king, of having gifts to give, see B. 1719-23) and wæ-long;pnu . . . and gehwæt þæs þe þ&a-long; þrié gef&e-long;rscipas beh&o-long;fiaþ, Bt. 17 ; F. 60, 4. v. feoh-, hand-gift. III. the giving of a woman in marriage, marriage, v. g&i-long;fan ; V. [The word is generally in the plural. Cf. nuptiae.] (l) entrance into wedlock, ihe ceremony or procedure by which two persons are made man and wife, nuptials :-- Drihten wolde geswutelian þæt &d-bar;&a-long; giftu beó&d-bar; herigendlice &d-bar;e for bearnteáme beó&d-bar; gefremode sw&i-long;&d-bar;or þonne for g&a-long;lnysse. Hml. Th. ii. 54. 10. þ-bar;&a-long; wurdon gegearcode þ&a-long; gyftu æfter gewunan, and h&i-long; c&o-long;man on &a-long;num bedde t&o-long;somne. Hml. S. 4, 27. Gifta, 7, 312. Æfter g&a-long;stlicum andgite Drihten c&o-long;m t&o-long; giftum on &d-bar;issum middanearde, for &d-bar;an &d-bar;e h&e-long; d&a-long; h&a-long;lgan gela&d-bar;unge him t&o-long; br&y-long;de geceás . . . Cr&i-long;st is se br&y-long;dguma, Hml. Th. ii. 54, 11-16. (I a) the marriage ceremony with attendant festivi-ties :-- Sum cyning worhte his suna gyfte, Hml. Th. i. 520, 6. Drihten hine sylfne gemedemode þ-bar; h&e-long; t&o-long; woruldlicum giftum gela&d-bar;od c&o-long;m, Hml. Th. ii. 54, 8. He sceal foresceáwian þ&a-long;m mæ-long;dene gyfta, reáf and hire mæg&d-bar;h&a-long;des wur&d-bar;. Gif h&e-long; þ&a-long;s þreó þing ne d&e-long;&d-bar; providebit puellae nuptias et vestimenta et pretium pudicitiae non negabit. Si tria ista non fecerit, Ex. 21, II. H&e-long; d&o-long; hiere gyfta, Ll. Th. i. 46, 17. (2) a particular matrimonial alliance :-- Be &d-bar;on &d-bar;e mon w&i-long;f bycgge and &d-bar;onne sió gift t&o-long;stande. Ll. Th. i. 122, 4. Þ&a-long; þ&a-long; heó befleáh þ&a-long;m gesettan gyfte (gyfe, v. l.) t&o-long; Godes cyrican (dum constitutis jam nuptiis in ecclesiam fugisset) . . . gefreo&d-bar;od fram þ&a-long;m gyftum heó wæs gelæ-long;ded t&o-long; &d-bar;&a-long;m munuch&a-long;de. Gr. D. 199, 14-19. (3) the married state, matrimony, wedlock :-- Gyftu (this should be gen. sing., but perhaps is pl.; the form in Hpt. Gl. 520, 57 is gifta) bende wæ-long;re gecnyt conubii i. nuptie nexu nodaretur, An. Ox. 5003. Gyfte (hæ-long;medscipes. Hpt. Gl. 482, 7) gewrixle hymenei commercio, 7, 235. Sw&a-long; hwylc s&e-long; &d-bar;e hafa&d-bar; manual, o&d-bar;&d-bar;e w&i-long;f gifte (geþeódne ? cf. Wer and w&i-long;f on hæ-long;mede geþeódde vir et mulier in matrimonio conjuncti. 27. Or is gifte pp. of giftan?) un&a-long;l&i-long;fedlice sw&a-long; þeáh quicunque virum aut mulierem habuerit illicite matrimonio con-junctum, Ll. Th. ii. 150, 24. Hit is scandlic &d-bar;æt forwerode men gifta