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HREÓD
es; n. A REED Hwí férde gé on wéstene geseón ðæt hreód ðe byþ mid winde ástyred quid existis in desertum videre harundinem vento moverí, Lk. Skt. 7, 24: Mt. Kmbl. 11, 7. For cynegyrde him hreód forgeáfon gave him a reed for a sceptre, Homl. Th. ii. 252, 27. Hreódes spír a spike of a reed, L. M. 2, 51; Lchdm. ii. 266, 10. Grównys hreódes a
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hreód
Add:I. as a collective or generic term, reed, the reed, reeds; a reedy place(?) Hreód (reód, 112, 46) carectum (v. Numquid crescere potest carectum sine aqua?, Job 8, 11), Txts. 47, 387: Wrt. Voc. ii. 13, 37: 129, 15. Þǽr synd . . . manige eáland and hreód and beorhgas and treówgewrido crebris insularum nemoribus, Guth. Gr. 113, 5. On þǽre eá ófre stód hreód
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