anfald

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English ānfeald, ānfald (single, unmixed, singular, unique, superior; simple, modest, honest, sincere); equivlanet to an- +‎ fald

Adjective[edit]

anfald

  1. simple, honest; literal
    Godes wei is streinðe þe anfalde monne..Iob wes anfald rihtwis Mon. — Homilies in Lambeth, 1225
  2. single, one, onefold
    Anfald godd i cal in thre, / Lauerd loued in trinite. — Cursor Mundi, 1400

References[edit]

  • Middle English Dictionary, onfold