ēaster-niht, f.n: ‘Easter-night’, the night of Holy Saturday. (AY-ah-ster-NI-h’t)
ēaster-frēolsdæg, m.n: paschal feast, Passover. (AY-ah-ster-FRAY-olz-dæy)
ancor-līf, n.n: eremitic life; life as a hermit, religious recluse or anchorite. (AHN-kor-leef)
Palm-sunnandæg, m.n: Palm Sunday (a moveable feast day commemorating Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, one week before Easter). [PALM-SUN-non-DÆY]
frēols, m.n: freedom, immunity, privilege; a time of freedom, a holy day, feast, festival, the celebration of a festival. (FRAY-ols)
be-gang, m.n: a course, way, passage, circuit, district; an undertaking, a business, exercise, service, religious worship. (beh-GAHNG)
gāst-genīþla, m.n: a persecutor or foe of souls, the devil. (GAHST-yeh-NEETH-la)
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ciric-þēnung, f.n: church-duty or service. (CHI-rich-THAY-nung)
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hell-grund, m.n: the depth of hell. (HELL-grund)
cyric, f.n: a church. (KUR-ich)