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bield

[beeld] /bild/
noun, Scot.
1.
a shelter; refuge.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
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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British Dictionary definitions for bield

bield

/biːld/
noun
1.
a shelter; house
verb
2.
to shelter or take shelter
Word Origin
Old English bieldo, byldo boldness (hence: refuge); related to Gothic balthei, Old English bealdbold
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