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  • adj. obedient
  • adj. devout, pious

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Obedient.
  • Devout; pious.

Etymologies

From Middle English hērsum ("obedient, devout, pious"), from Old English hērsum, hīersum ("obedient"), see below. See also hearsome. (Wiktionary)

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