Scield

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Gān tō: þurhfōr, sēcan
Burȝƿeard brȳcþ scyld ƿiþ strǣla
Eald Astecisc oþþe Mistecisc scield

Scield is ȝecynd hādlīces rēafes þe mann brycþ tō forcumenne ƿǣpen sƿā sƿeord, earƿas, and ȝāras. Hīe habbaþ maniȝa micelnessa; oftost sind hīe betƿeox nēan sƿā ȝrēat sƿā þæt mann cann brūcan hine tō beorȝenne ful līc and sƿā lȳtel sƿā mann cann efne brūcan hine tō beorȝenne ƿiþ ǣlcne sƿenȝe.

Þēah hīe ƿǣron ȝemǣnran ȝēaro, sind hīe ȝīet tōdæȝ ȝebrocen; tō bȳsne, burȝƿeardas oft brūcaþ hīe þǣr hīe tōbrecen bearhtmas.

Mann cann hīe fram maniȝum andƿeorcum macian: fram holte, fram blōman, fram nīƿclǣȝe, and sƿā forþ.