byrþere
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
byrþere
gen. byrþres; m. [beran to bear, carry] A bearer, carrier, supporter; portarius, vespillo, fulcimen Crist ðone wácan assan geceás him to byrþre Christ chose the mean ass for his bearer, Homl. Th. i. 210, 16. Ða byrþeras hine to byrgenne féredon the bearers bare him to the grave, i. 492, 27. Seó untrumnys his gecyndes behófode sumes byrþres the infirmity of his nature had need of some supporter, i. 308, 12.
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