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-HEALDEN -- HEALF 519

as :-- Buton hiora hwæðer æ-acute;r þingode þ-bar; hé hit ángylde healdan (or under I ?) ne þorfte, Ll. Th. i. 74, 12. Hié him þæt gold tó gode noldon healdan, Dan. 198. B. intrans. I. of things, to hold, remain unbroken, not to give way :-- Weallas him (waves) wiðre healdað, Gn. Ex. 54. II. of persons, to hold one's ground, not to give way before an adversary :-- Gúðweard gumena héht his hereciste healdan georne, fæst fyrdgetrum, Exod. 177. III. to proceed, move on :-- Cóm þ-bar; lið intó Temese, and lágon þær twá niht, and heóldon syððan tó Denmarcon, Chr. 1071; P. 206, 21. IV. with dat. of person to whom a thing is offered, and dat. of thing, to perform for a person the action suggested by the noun :-- Hé him (the birds) æ-acute;te heóld, þonne hý him hungrige ymb hond flugon, Gú. 708. Hý hine bæ-acute;ron and him bryce heóldon (they served him), 701. Þæt se wudubeám wildeór scilde, æ-acute;te eallum heólde (should feed them all), swylce fuglas eác heora feorhnere on þæs beámes blédum náme, Dan. 506. Dracan þú geheówadest, héte him bysmere healdan draco quem formasti ad illudendum ei, Ps. Th. 103, 25. C. with adverbs. I forð, to continue, go on with :-- Heóldon forð ryne eástreámas heora, Gen. 215. II. on, to go on :-- Heóld on heáh gesceap high destiny held on its course, B. 3084. v. á-, æt-, mis-, of-, ofer-, on-, oþ-healdan; dreám-healdende; be-, full-, ge-healden.

-healden; adj. v. scyte-healden: -healden[n], e; f. v. ge-healden[n].

healdend. Add :-- Adam neorscna wonges níwre gesceafte hyrde and haldend, Gen. 172. v. be-, duru-, ge-, ríce-healdend.

-healdendlic. v. ge-healdendlic: -healdennes. v. be-healdennes: -healdfæst. v. ge-healdfæst.

healding, e; f. Holding, keeping of a command :-- In haldinge in custodiendo (sermones tuos), Ps. Srt. 118, 9. v. healdan; A. XII. 2.

-healdlic. v. freóndheald-lic.

heald-ness. Add: the office of a bishop, v. healdan; A. I. 1 :-- Healdnessa flaminia (v. Ald. 25, 35), Wrt. Voc. ii. 33, 71. v. be-, for-, ge-healdness.

healdsum(?); adj. Taking care of, protective :-- Sé bið halsum in his líf, Archiv, cxxix. 25, 6. v. ge-healdsum.

-healdsumlíce, -healdsumness. v. ge-healdsumlíce, ge-, mis-healdsumness: heálede calcanosus. v. hélede.

healf, e; f. Substitute: Side, part :-- Hac on ðás healfe, illac on ðá healfe, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 225, 4. I. as a specification of position or direction. (1) one of two sides of an object (v. (3) ) :-- Þ-bar; tóswollene lim (the foot) fram þæ-acute;re uferran healfe beþe, Lch. ii. 68, 14. Læ-acute;t blód of earme, næs on þá healfe þe þ-bar; sár biþ, 262, 16. On ðá healfe þe heó scínð, þæ-acute;r byð dæg, and on þá healfe þe heó ne scínð, ðæ-acute;r byð niht. Æ-acute;fre byð on sumre sídan þæ-acute;re eorðan dæg, and æ-acute;fre on sumre sídan niht, Lch. iii. 234, 25-28. An bá halbae (halbe, halfe, v. ll.) altrinsecus, Txts. 38, 51. On twá healfa, Wrt. Voc. ii. 1, 8. Þ-bar; wé sendan on twá healfa tó þám geréfum, Ll. Th. i. 236, 14. ¶ (the right or left) side, hand :-- Gif þú færst tó þæ-acute;re winstran hælfe, ic healde þá swíðran healfe; gif þú þá swíðran healfe gecíst, ic fare tó þæ-acute;re winstran healfe, Gen. 13, 9. Dextrorsum on ðá swýðran healfe, sinistrorsum on ðá wynstran healfe, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 225, 7-9. (α) of a person :-- Þú sittest on sínre swíðran healf, Hy. 7, 42. Hé sette Mannases on his winstran hand, þæt wæs on Israhéles swíðran healfe, Gen. 48, 13. (β) of a thing :-- Fram swíþre healfe dextro cornu, Wrt. Voc. ii. 140, 2. Hit (the cross) ongan swæ-acute;tan on þá swíþran healfe, Kr. 20. (2) one of more than two sides (V. (3)) (a) a definite number :-- On áne healfe, Chr. 892 ; P. 82, 33. Him mon on þreó healfe onwinnende wæs, Ors. 4, 7; S. 184, 3. On seofon healfa swógað windas, Cri. 950. Bið seó tunge tótogen on týn healfa, Seel. 115. (b) indefinite :-- On healfe gehwáre, Ph. 206. Heó ne helt on náne healfe. Bt. 33, 4; F. 130, 36: Met. 20, 164. On æ-acute;lee healfe, Chr. 892 ; P. 82, 34. On hwilce healfe, Gen. 1918. Him mon sceolde an má healfa on feohtan þonne on áne, Ors. 2, 5; S. 80, 27. Hí on healfa gehwone þringað, Ph. 336. Hié on healfa gehwone heáwan þóhton, B. 800. (c) where feówer is used indefinitely :-- Þá burgware self þæt fæsten onbærndon an feówer healfa succensis domibus suis, Ors. 3, 11 ; S. 144, 32. For þæ-acute;m gewinnum þe hié þá hæfdon on feówer healfa, 4, 10; S. 196, 19. (3) with force as in either (1) or (2) and (a) gen. of object :-- Hí (sun and moon) be healfe heofones þisses on áne ne læ-acute;t God God does not let them be on the same side of heaven, Met. 29, 43. Beón on þá swíþran healfe Drihtnes, Bl. H. 95, 21. On þá swíþran healfe mínes dæ-acute;les, 147, 30. Wæ-acute;les healfe aluei marginem, An. Ox. 3679. On óþre healfe Donua þæ-acute;re ié, Ors. 1, 1; S. 16, 12. On þá healfe muntes ultramontana, Chr. 887 ; P. 80, 26: Bt. 18, 2 ; F. 64, 11. Hí ne læ-acute;t God on áne healfe þæs heofones bión, 39, 13; F. 234, 8. Þá twá æ-acute;dran on twá healfa þára eágena, Ors. 4, 6; S. 178, 23. Hé gesette twá folc on twá healfa his, S. 174, 32. Hié selfe wæ-acute;ron on þæ-acute;m midmestan, and þá óþre on twá healfa hiera, 5, 12 ; S. 242, 4. Behealde hé on feówer healfe his, Bt. 19 ; F. 68, 22 : Ll. Th. i. 224, 8. (b) with dat. of object :-- Hé gesæt Godfæder on þá swíþran healfe, Bl. H. 91, 5. Mé bið gongendre gréne on healfe, and mín swæð sweart on óðre, Rä. 22, 9. Him on healfa gehwám hettend seomedon, Exod. 209. Him on healfa gehwone, Cri. 928. Beóð twégen dæ-acute;las on twá healfa þám gemetegodum dæ-acute;le, Lch. iii. 262, 1. (4) with prep, be healfe beside (with dat.) :-- Hæleðum be healfe féran, B. 2262. Him be healfe sittan (standan, eardian), An. 1065 : By. 152: Rä. 85, 20. (5) of the position occupied by two opponents :-- Twégen gewin drugon . . . hý hine trymedon on twá healfa, Gú. 104: El. 955. Fyrdhwate on twá healfe tohtan sécað, 1180. (6) one of the opposite sides in a conflict :-- Hwæðer healf hæfð sige, Ors. 3, 1 ; S. 100, 9. Wæs swíðe feala manna forfaren on Cnutes healfe, Chr. 1025 ; P. 157, 18. Wearð swíðe stranglic gefeoht on bá halfe, 1066; P. 199, 13. (7) one of the parties to a transaction, dispute, &c.:-- Gán twégen menn of æ-acute;gðre healfe, Ll. Th. i. 226, 19, 20. Geræ-acute;dden þá witan on æ-acute;gðer halfe þ-bar; man yfeles geswác, and geaf se cyng his freóndscipe on æ-acute;gðre healfe, Chr. 1048; P. 174, 17-19. Man freóndscipe gefæstnode mid wædde on æ-acute;gðere healfe, 1014; P. 145, 11. Hergodon hí on heora healfe and Cnut on his, 1016; P. 147, 16. Beó on náðre healfe ná má manna þonne .xii., Ll. Th. i. 212, 7. Hié getrúwedon on twá healfe frioðuwæ-acute;re, B. 1095: 1305: 2063. (8) behalf, account :-- Swá oft swá þá óþre hergas út fóron, þonne fóron hié oþþe mid oþþe on heora healfe on, Chr. 894; P. 84, 22. II. side, quarter, direction :-- Ðæt hé ne ðyrfe an náne healfe anbúgan tó nánum synlicum luste, Past. 83, 15. Ne léten hié nó hié on æ-acute;lce healfe gebígean nequaquam eos per tot varietatis latera mutabilitatis aura versaret, 306, 4. Ða spréce næ-acute;nig mon on næ-acute;nge óðre halfe oncaerrende sié nymne suæ-acute; þis gewrit hafað, C. D. B. i. 446, 13. Þú ondræ-acute;dan ne þearft on þá healfe (in that quarter, i.e, from Grendel) aldorbealu eorlum, B. 1675. Þeódbealu on þreó healfa. Án is þára þæt hý him yrmða tó fela andweard seóð . . . , Cri. 1268. Weras þeahtedon on healfa gehwæ-acute;r, sume hyder sume þyder they considered the matter on all sides, El. 548. [Goth. halba: O. Sax. hal&b-bar;a: O. Frs. halve: O. H. Ger. halba: Icel. hálfa.] v. eást-, fæderen-, módor-, norþ-, sæ-acute;-, spere-, spinel-, súþ-, út-, wæ-acute;pned-, west-, wíf-healf.

healf a half. See next word.

healf; adj. Add: A. as adj. I. (1) immediately preceding a substantive. (a) denoting the thing which is halved :-- Án healf tún . . . healfne tún, C. D. ii. 66, 29-30. Healf wer ætfealð, Ll. Th. i. 354, 21. Þolige hé healfe weres, 398, 5: 254, 15. Be healfan were gyldan, Ll. Th. i. 354, 19: 408, 20. Tó healfre híde, 188, 1. Forgielde þone wífman fullan gielde and þ-bar; bearn healfan gelde, 68, 2. Be healfum wurðe, 208, 24. Gebycgan mid halfe weorðe, C. D. ii. 120, 28. Healfne bannuc buccellam semiplenam, An. Ox. 2402. Healfne leód, Ll. Th. i. 8, 7: 22, 4, 6. Twelf tída and lytle máre þonne áne healfe tíde, Lch. iii. 258, 20: Angl. viii. 298, 17. Healfe híde landes, C. D. iv. 136, 32. Healf geár, Chr. 901; P. 93, 1. Healf pund. Ll. Th. i. 258, 18. On ðone healfan æccr, C. D. iii. 437, 21: iv. 300, 10. Twæ-acute;gen healfa hláfas ic bróhte, Hml. S. 23 b, 518. Þreó healfe elne, Ll. Th. i. 212, 2. (a α) with pronoun :-- Gif hit biscepsunu sié, sié be healfum þám, Ll. Th. i. 150, 20. Sé þe hine gefó and gegange healfne hine áge, 42, 18. (b) denoting one of the parts into which the division is made, healf dæ-acute;l a half: -- Hió hire folc on tú tóðæ-acute;lde . . . Hió mid þæ-acute;m healfan dæ-acute;le beforan þæ-acute;m cyninge farende wæs . . . and se healfa dæ-acute;l wæs Círuse æfter fylgende, Ors. 2, 4; S. 76, 25-30. Geteald tó healfan dæ-acute;le middaneardes, Hml. Th. i. 68, 35. Hé sealde healfne dæ-acute;l þám þearfan, and þone healfan dæ-acute;l hé dyde on his hricg, Hml. S. 31, 70 ; Ll. Th. i. 228, 20. (2) following a substantive :-- Hec sunt prata . . . stocméd healf, C. D. ii. 65, 26. Ðonne seó eahteoðe tíd bið healf ágán mediante octava hora, R. Ben. 73, 15. Þyringas and Begware healfe, Ors. 1, 1; S. 16, 11. (2 a) following a pronoun :-- Gif hió (the hand) healf onweg fleóge, Ll. Th. i. 98, 9. Sié hit healf forgifen, 64, 22. Þám ágende hine man healfne ágelde, 42, 22. Gesette hé .cxx. scitt UNCERTAIN . Dæ-acute;le hé þ-bar; healf (half of it) in þá scíre þe hé æ-acute;r folgode, healf in þá þe hé on cymð, 86, 6. Asmeáge hwæt his biglifen sý, and dæ-acute;le þ-bar; healf on ælmyssan (dimidium in eleemosynas distribuat), ii. 134, 31. Mid þæ-acute;m miclan wólbryne monncwealmes . . . hié healfe belifene wurdon, Ors. 2, 9; S. 86, 25. Man ne mihte macian hí healfe úp, Hml. S. 21, 434. (3) where the adj. (a) precedes a substantive with demonstrative or defining words :-- Nú ys healfe (healf? or can healfe be taken as adverb qualifying fornumen ?) hire líchama mid hreófnisse fornumen ecce jam medium carnis ejus devoratum est lepra, Num. 12, 12. Ic gean healfes ðæs landes, C. D. iv. 300, 6, 28. Be healfre þæ-acute;re bóte, Ll. Th. i. 70, 1. Genim healfe þá sealfe, Lch. ii. 78, 16. Hé nam healf ðæt blód (dimidiam partem sanguinis), Ex. 24, 6. Hé behét þám apostole healf his ríce, Hml. Th. ii. 476, 21. Hé áge healf þ-bar; wíte, Ll. Th. i. 40, 2. (b) follows the substantive :-- Þá þ-bar; weorc þæ-acute;re cyricean húhugu healf (or adv. ?) wæs geworht cum opus ad medium ferme esset perductum, Bd. 3, 8; Sch. 225, 10. Is þ-bar; land æt Snócescumbe healf þæs cinges, healf uncer Brentinges, C. D. ii. 250, 23. On þám fíftan dæ-acute;le healfum, Bt. 18, 1; F. 62, 23. Ealne þysne middangeard . . . healfne, Ors. 1, 1; S. 8, 9. Ðet land healf and healfne tún, C. D. ii. 66, 30. (4) preceding a relative clause :-- Agustus ádráf of Rómebyrig healfe þe þæ-acute;rbinnan wæ-acute;ron, Ors. 6, 1 ; S. 254, 16. II. used with ordinal numerals where a half unit is to be expressed. (1) where the cardinal number for the units is