bord-hreóða
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
bord-hreóða
-hréða, an; m. [bord II. a shield, hreóðan to cover, protect] . I. the cover or protection of the shield; clypei tegmen vel tutela Hǽðne heápum þrungon under bordhreóðan the heathens thronged in heaps under the cover of shields, Andr. Kmbl. 256; An. 128: Beo. Th. 4412; B. 2203: Cd. 154; Th. 192, 23; Exod. 236. II. a shield, buckler; clypeus Blicon bordhreóðan shields glittered, Cd. 149; Th. 187, 30; Exod. 160. Hæfdon hie ofer bordhreóðan beácen arǽred they had a signal reared over their bucklers, 160; Th. 198, 9; Exod. 326. Brǽcon bordhréðan they broke through the bucklers, Invent. Crs. Recd. 242; El. 122.
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