æ-scære
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Verb Class: Participle
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æ-scære
adj. [æ = a, scær, p. of sceran to shear, cut] Without tonsure, uncut, untrimmed, neglected; intonsus, incultus, neglectus Deóplíc dǽd-bót biþ, ðæt lǽwede man swá æscære beó, ðæt íren ne cume on hǽre, ne on nægle it is a deep penitence, that a layman be so untrimmed that scissors [iron] come not on hair, nor on nail, L. Pen. 10; Th. ii. 280, 20. v. a-scære.
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