and-swaru
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
and-swaru
ond-, e; f. [and, swaru a speaking] An ANSWER ; responsum Andswaru líðe a soft answer, Scint. 77. Grim andswaru a fierce answer, Beo. Th. 5713; B. 2860. Hí aféngon andsware illi acceperunt responsum, Mt. Bos. 2, 12. Andsware bídan wolde would await an answer, Beo. Th. 2991; B. 1493: Exon. 10 b; Th. 12, 11; Cri. 184: Bt. Met. Fox 22, 86; Met. 22, 43. Nú sceal he sylf faran to incre andsware now he must come himself for your answer. Cd. 27; Th. 35, 19; Gen. 557.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.