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manscaða
wicked ravager
gearwost wisse
he most clearly discerned
recede
hall
onbraed þa bealohydig
pulled them open intending destruction
ða he gebolgen was
he was so enraged
recedes muþan
the hall doors
eode
advancing
eagum
eyes
ligge gelicost
most like a flame
magorinca
young warriors
gedaelde
to sever
atol aglaeca
the terrible fierce assailant
fraetwa
precious things
madma
treasures
folcstede
people's place
sinc
treasure
AElmightiga
the Almighty
frumsceaft
creation
folde
earth
Caines cynne
Cain's kind
Scyppend
Creator
þritig þegna
thirty thanes
wic
dwelling place
gifstol
throne
haergtraef
heathen temple
wigweorþung
honouring of idols
maere
renowned
leodgebyrga
protector of people
wudu
ship
wiggetawa
war equipment
waepna ne recceð
does not care for weapons
Dryhtnes dome
God's judgement
laf
heirloom
flitan
compete
wlenco
pride
merefixa
sea-fish
meredeor
sea-beast
medoful
mead cup
seleful
hall-cup
ellen
deed of courage
eorlic
heroic
wilna
desirable things
maerþo
fame
secge ofersittan
forgo his sword
wig ofer waepen
battle without weapon
weold widerferhð
rules forever
heardran
stronger
tobrecan
shatter
tolucan
destory
guðbill
war-sword
gretan
touch
forsworen
renounced
feorseoc
mortally wounded
gilphlaeden
filled with eloquent speech
spel
tale
ana geneðde
ventured on alone
hild
prowess in war
lemman
oppress
Alwealda
Ruler of all
symle
feast
weorod
company
geomor
mournful
beloren
deprived
byre
sons
gyldan
repay
side
widely
sincgestreon
rich treasure
wyrd
fate
cuþon
knew
wif
woman
folme
hand
ellorgaestas
alien beings
earmsceapen
wretched creatures