What does afeard mean?
The definition of afeard
A*feard”, p. a.
Etym: [OE. afered, AS. af, p. p. of af to frighten; a- (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out) + fran to frighten. See Fear.]

Afraid. [Obs.] Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises. Shak.