hēah-cyning, m.n: high-king, God. (HAY-ah-KUN-ing / ˈheːah-ˌkɝ-niŋ)
wyn-bēam, m.n: a tree that causes delight (lit. ‘joy-tree’), an epithet of the cross. (WUN-BAY-ahm / ˈwɝn-ˌbeːam)
ge-palmtwīged, adj: palm-twigged, adorned with palm-twigs. (yeh-PALM-TWEE-yud / jɛ-ˈpalm-ˌtwiː-jəd)
sāwel-sceatt, m.n: ‘soul-money’, an ecclesiastical due to be paid for every deceased person to the clergy of the church to which he belonged, in consideration of the services performed by them on his behalf. (SAH-well-SHEH-ot / ˈsaː-wɛl-ˌʃɛat)
sanct, m.n: saint. (SAHNKT / ˈsankt)
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cilic, m.n: garment made of hair, hair-shirt. (CHILL-itch / ˈtʃɪl-ɪtʃ)
mid-winter, m.n: mid-winter, Christmas. (MID-WIN-ter / ˈmɪd-ˌwɪn-təɹ)
wuldor-gifu, f.n: a glorious gift, a gift of heaven (lit. glory-gift). (WULL-dor-YIH-vuh / ˈwʌl-dɔɹ-ˌjɪ-vʌ)
antefn, f/n.n: an antiphon, a hymn sung in alternate parts. (AHN-TEH-vun / ˈan-ˌtɛ-vən)
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el-þēodignes, f.n: the state of being or living abroad, a pilgrimage. (el-THAY-oh-dee-ness / ɛl-ˈθeːɔ-dɪj-nɛs)
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