ancor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ancor
ancer, oncer; g. ancres; m. [ancŏra = ἄγκυρα : uncus = ὄγκος a hook, v. DER.] An anchor; ancora Ðín ancor is git on eorþan fæst thine anchor is yet fast in the earth, Bt. 10; Fox 30, 5. On ancre fæst fast at anchor, Beo. Th. 611; B. 303. On ancre rád rode at anchor, 3771; B. 1883. Ða ancras the anchors, Bt. 10; Fox 30, 10, 13: Bd. 3, 15; S. 541, 40. Ýþmearas ancrum fæste ships [wave-horses] fast with anchors, Exon. 20b; Th. 54, 6; Cri. 864. [Chauc. ancre: Plat. Dut. Ger. M. H. Ger. anker, m: O. H. Ger. anchar, m: Dan. anker, m: Swed. ankare, m: O. Nrs. akkéri, m: Lat. ancora: Grk. ἄγκυρα: Lith. inkoras; from the Sansk. anka a hook.]
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