helth

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helth

  1. cure, remedy [11th-15th c.]
    • 1485 July 31, Thomas Malory, “Capitulum XI”, in [Le Morte Darthur], book XVII, [London: [] by William Caxton], OCLC 71490786; republished as H[einrich] Oskar Sommer, editor, Le Morte Darthur [], London: Published by David Nutt, [], 1889, OCLC 890162034:
      And she myght have a dysshfulle of bloode of a maydyn and a clene virgyne in wylle and in worke, and a kynges doughter, that bloode sholde be her helth, for to anoynte her withall.