BRÉR
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
BRÉR
es; m. A BRIER, the bramble; tribulus, rubus fruticosus Genim brér ðe hiopan on weaxaþ take a brier on which hips grow, L. M. l, 38; Lchdm. ii. 96, 15. Sindon burgtúnas brérum beweaxene [MS. beweaxne] the city-dwellings are overgrown with briers, Exon. 115b; Th. 443, 17; Kl. 31. [Chauc. Wyc. brere: Orm. breress, pl: Northumb. breer, m: Fr. bruyère heather; O. Fr. bruière: M. Lat. bruarium a heath, barren land rough with brambles and bushes, Du Cange.] DER. brǽmbel-brǽr, hind-brér.
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