burh-ware
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
burh-ware
burg-ware; gen. a; dat. um; pl. m. Inhabitants of a city, citizens; urbis incolæ, cives Him cyrdon to mǽst ealle ða burh-ware almost all the inhabitants of the city turned to him, Chr. 919; Ing. 133, 15. Se geháten wæs mid ðǽm burhwarum Brutus he was called Brutus by the citizens, Bt. Met. Fox 10, 93; Met. 10, 47. Ofer burhware over the inhabitants, Cd. 181; Th. 226, 31; Dan. 179. Wurdon burgware blíðe on móde the citizens were blithe in mood, Andr. Kmbl. 3164; An. 1585. Ðá wearþ burgwarum éce gefeá then was to the citizens everlasting joy, Exon. 18b; Th. 46, 25; Cri. 742.
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