saindre1 (s.xiii3/4)

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saindre1 (s.xiii3/4)


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The editor translates the lines as ‘he never failed the needy’ but confirms the meaning is uncertain. The verb is unknown and does not appear to be a variant of ceindre or saintir. It should possibly be considered a corrupt reading of feindre


1(Matthew 10:8) to fail
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Morz resuscitat, mundat leperoz, Unke saindit a businus  200.30
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