yþlad

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ȳþ (wave) +‎ lād (course).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ȳþlād f (nominative plural ȳþlāde or ȳþlāda)

  1. (poetic) voyage, crossing
    gode þancedon þæs þe him yþlade eaðe wurdon. They thanked God that the voyage had gone easily for them. (Beowulf ll. 227-8)