BÓT
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.
BÓT
e; f. I. help, assistance, remedy, cure; auxilium, remedium, emendatio, sanatio Hér ys seó bót, hú ðú meaht ðíne æceras bétan here is the remedy, how thou mayest improve thy fields, Lchdm. i. 398, 1. Findest ðú ðǽr æt bóte and ælteowe hǽlo thou shalt find therein a remedy and perfect healing, Herb. 1, 29; Lchdm. i. 80, 6. Byþ hræd bót the cure will be quick, Med. ex Quadr. 6, 15; Lchdm. i. 354, 11. II. a BOOT, compensation due to an injured person as damages for the wrong sustained, redressing, recompense, an amends, a satisfaction, correction, reparation, restoring, renewing, repentance, an offering; compensatio, emendatio, reparatio, oblatio Gif feaxfang geweorþ, L scætta to bóte if there be a taking hold of the hair, let there be 50 sceats for compensation, L. Ethb. 33; Th. i. 12, 3. For bóte his synna for a redressing of his sins, Bd. 4, 25; S. 599, 32: 5, 13; S. 632, 13. Bringaþ ánne buccan to bóte bring a kid for an offering, Lev. 4, 23, 28: L. Alf. pol. 2; Th. i. 62, 6: Bd. 1, 27; S. 489, 9. ¶ To-bóte to-boot, with advantage, moreover, besides. [Piers P. boote: Laym. Orm. bote: Plat. bote, f: O. Sax. bóta, f: O. Frs. bote, f: Dut. boete, f: Ger. busze, f: M. H. Ger. buoz, buoze: O. H. Ger. bóza, f: Goth. bota, f: Dan. bod, c: Swed. bot, m: Icel. bót, f.] DER. bric-bót, bricg-, burh-, hád-, weofod-.
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