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- n. Plural form of halwe.
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To ferne halwes faraway rondes, to Qywwnes, yJersye, and sondry londes;
"For to wander thro '," is a mistranslation of "to seken;" and to "sing the holy mass," is not the meaning of to "servè halwes couthe," _i. e.
To ferme [= ancient] halwes [= shrines] knowthe [= known] in sundry lands
"ferne halwes couth in sondry landës" that I long for: but simply for the soil, for the warming, stirring earth, for my mother.