winum Scyldinga. wine, a frequent term for 'lord,' is applied to retainers here and in 2567. Similarly in MHG., goltwine is sometimes used of vassals, and in O. French the retainer is often called the amis of his lord. Cf. JEGPh. vi 195 ; Stowell, Publ. MLAss. xxviii 390 ff.; Kock2 111 f. (See also Saxo li 59, Par. § 7.)
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