bí-sǽce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
bí-sǽce
es; n? m? I. a visit; visitatio Bád bísǽce betran hyrdes waited the visit of a better keeper, Exon. 35 b; Th. 115, 11; Gú. 188. II. persecution, dispute, litigation; controversia, litigatio Bísǽce in litigation, L. Edg. C. 62; Th. ii. 258, 3. Gif ðǽr hwæt bísǽces sý, seme se biscop if there be somewhat of dispute, let the bishop settle it, Const. vii; Th. ii. 258, note a. DER. sǽcan, sécan to seek, visit, persecute, dispute.
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