bield

bield

[beeld]
noun Scot.
a shelter; refuge.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English (Scots) beld(e), beild, apparently to be identified with Middle English beild courage, power, aid, Old English bieldo boldness; akin to Gothic balthei confidence. See bold

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bield (biːld)
 
n
1.  a shelter; house
 
vb
2.  to shelter or take shelter
 
[Old English bieldo, byldo boldness (hence: refuge); related to Gothic balthei, Old English bealdbold]

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