boh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
boh
bog, es; m. [bogen bent; pp. of búgan to bow, bend] Anything curved or bent,-hence I. the arm, shoulder; armus = άρμόs, humerus, lacertus Se swíðra boh armus dexter, Lev. 7, 32; the riȝt schuldur, Wyc. Bog lacertus, Ælfc. Gl. 73; Som. 71, 16; Wrt. Voc. 44, 2. Eorl sceal on eós boge rídan a chief shall ride on a horse's back [lit. shoulder ], Exon. 90 a; Th. 337, 11; Gn. Ex. 63. Ðú nymst of ðam ramme ðone swýðran boh tolles de ariete armum dextrum, Ex. 29, 22. Mec se beaducáfa bogum bilegde the battle-prompt man embraced me in his arms, Exon. 100 b; Th. 380, 21; Rä. 1, 11. II. the arm of a tree, a BOUGH, branch; ramus, stipes, palmes Bóh ramus, Scint. 1. Boh stipes, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 26; Som. 11, 16. Berende boh germen, Ælfc. Gl. 60; Som. 68, 32; Wrt. Voc. 39, 18. Ðeáh ðú hwilcne boh ðæs treówes býge though thou bendest any bough of a tree, Bt. Met. Fox 13, 105, Met. 13, 53. Hit wearþ mycel treów, and heofenes fugelas reston on his bogum factum est in arborem magnam, et volucres cœli requieverunt in ramis ejus, Lk. Bos. 13, 19: Cd. 30; Th. 40, 26; Gen. 645. He astrehte his bogas, óþ ða sǽ extendit palmites suos usque ad mare, Ps. Lamb. 79, 12. III. a branch of a family, offspring, progeny; propago Tyddrung oððe boh propago, Ælfc. Gr. 36; Som. 38, 49. [Chauc. bow: Piers P. bowe: Wyc. boow, bouȝ, boȝ: Orm. boȝh: Dut. boeg, m. the bow of a ship: Ger. bug, m. armus: M. H. Ger. buoc, m: O. H. Ger. buoc, m. armus: Dan. bov, boug, c. shoulder, bow of a ship: Swed. bog, m. the shoulder, haunch: O. Nrs. bógr, m. the shoulder of an animal.] DER. wæter-boh, wín-.
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