BRAND
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
BRAND
brond, es; m. I. a BRAND, fire-brand, torch; titio, torris Brand titio vel torris, Ælfc. Gl. 30; Som. 61, 76; Wrt. Voc. 27, 6. Brand titio, Wrt. Voc. 82, 55: Glos. Epnl. Recd. 163, 42. Bǽron brandas on bryne blácan fýres they bare fire-brands into the burning of the bright flame, Cd. 186; Th. 231, 12; Dan. 246. Se ád wæs ǽghwonan ymb-boren mid brondum the funeral pile was heaped around on every side with fire-brands, Exon. 74 a ; Th. 277, 15 ; Jul. 581. II. a burning, flame, fire; incendium, flamma, ignis Brond þeceþ hús the burning covers the house, Exon. 59 a; Th. 212, 27; Ph. 216. Hæfde landwara líge befangen, bǽle and bronde he had enveloped the land-inhabitants in flame, with fire and burning, Beo. Th. 4633; B. 2322. Reóteþ meówle, seó hyre bearn gesihþ brondas þeccan the woman weeps, who sees the flames covering her child, Exon. 87 b; Th. 330, 7; Vy. 47. Ða beágas sceal brond fretan fire shall consume the rings, Beo. Th. 6021; B. 3014: Exon. 18 b; Th. 51, 7; Cri. 812. He his sylfes ðǽr bán gebringeþ, ða ǽr brondes wylm on beorhstede forþylmde it [the Phœnix] brings its own bones there, which the fire's rage had before encompassed on the mound, Exon. 60 a; Th. 217, 21; Ph. 283. Ða fýnd þoliaþ helle to-middes brand and bráde lígas the fiends suffer fire and broad flames in the midst of hell, Cd. 18; Th. 21, 16; Gen. 325. Hý hine ne móston bronde forbærnan they could not consume him with fire, Beo. Th. 4258; B. 2126. Brondas lácaþ on ðam deópan dæge fires shall flare on that awful day, Exon. 116 b; Th. 448, 23; Dom. 58. Bronda of fires. Beo. Th. 6302; B. 3161: Exon. 116 a; Th. 445, 25 ; Dom. 13. Bronda beorhtost brightest of fires or lights, the sun, 93 b; Th. 350, 170 ; Sch. 65. III. metaphorically from its shining, A sword [hence the Eng. to BRANDISH]; ensis Ic gean Eádmunde mínum [minon MS.] bréðer ánes brandes I give to Edmund my brother one sword, Th. Diplm. 559, 24. Ðæt hine nó brond ne beadomécas bitan ne meahton that no sword nor battle-falchions might bite it, Beo. Th. 2912; B. 1454. [Chauc. bronde a torch: Laym. brond, brand a sword: Plat. brand, m: Frs. brán, c. gladius: O. Frs. brond, brand, m. a fire-brand: Dut. brand, m. a burning, fire: Ger. brand, m. titio, torris, ensis: M. H. Ger. brant, m: O. H. Ger. brant, m. titio, torris: Dan. brand, m. f: Swed. brand, m. a fire-brand, fire: Icel. brandr, m. I. a brand, fire-brand; II. the blade of a sword.
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