Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of heeld.
  • A Middle English form of held, preterit of hold.

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Examples

  • Take Sooles and hylde hem, seeþ hem in water, smyte hem on pecys and take away the fynnes. take oynouns iboiled & grynde the fynnes þerwith and brede. drawe it up with the self broth. do þerto powdour fort, safroun & hony clarified with salt, seeþ it alle yfere. broile the sooles & messe it in dysshes & lay the sewe above. & serue forth.

    The Forme of Cury A Roll of Ancient English Cookery Compiled, about A.D. 1390

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