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hengest
es; m. A gelding, horse, steed Hengst canterius, Ælfc. Gl. 20; Som. 59, 46; Wrt. Voc. 23, 8. Án hundred wildra horsa and xvi tame hencgestas a hundred wild horses and sixteen tame steeds, Chart. Th. 548, 11. [Laym. hængest: O. Frs. hengst: Icel. hestr a stallion, horse: O. H. Ger. hengist eunuchus, spado, cantarius, equus castratus: Ger. hengst a stallion.
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Hengest
es; m. Hengest, Rd. 1, 15; S. 483, 28: Chr. 449; Erl.13, 1-21: 455; Erl. 13, 22-25: 457; Erl. 12, 17-20: 465; Erl. 12, 21: 473; Erl. 12, 25: 488; Erl. 14, 3-4.
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hengest
AddHengest canterius, Lch. i. lxi, 4 : caballus. Wrt. Voc. ii. 16, 77 : cabullus, i. 287, 43. The word occurs in several local names, v. C. D. vi. 297, col. 2.
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