blǽd
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.
blǽd
bléd, e; f. What is produced,-A flower, blossom,fruit; flos, olus, fructus His leáf and his blǽda ne fealwiaþ its leaves and its flowers shall not fall; folium ejus non decidet, Ps. Th. 1, 4. Wudu sceal blǽdum blówan a wood shall blow with flowers, Menol. Fox 527; Gn. C. 34. Geseh he geblówene bearwas standan, blǽdum gehrodene he saw blowing groves stand, adorned with blossoms, Andr. Kmbl. 2896; An. 1451. Bléda wyrta olera herbarum, Ps. Spl. 36, 2. He déþ ǽlc twíg aweg on me, ðe blǽda ne byrþ; and he feormaþ ǽlc ðara, ðe blǽda byrþ, ðæt hyt bere blǽda ðe swíðor omnem palmitem in me non ferentem fructum, tollet eum; et omnem, qui fert fructum, purgabit eum, ut fructum plus afferat, Jn. Bos. 15, 2. Beorc biþ blǽda leás the birch-tree is fruitless [void of fruit], Runic pm. 18; Kmbl. 342, 27; Hick. Thes. i. 135. Hærfest bryngþ rípa bléda harvest brings ripe fruits, Bt. 39, 13; Fox 234, 15: 34, 10; Fox 150, 5. Balsames blǽd fruit of balsam, Cot. 48.
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