clam
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.
clam
gen. clammes; m. n? I. what is clammy, mud, clay; malagma, lutum Wyrc swá to clame so work to clam [a clammy substance ], Herb. 2, 11; Lchdm. i. 84, 3. Mid heardum weorcum clames operibus duris luti, Ex. l, 14. II. a bandage, what holds or retains, as a chain, net, fold, prison; vinculum He ðé clamme belegde he loaded thee with a chain, Andr. Kmbl. 2386; An. 1194. Of ðǽm clammum with tnose chains, Bt. Met. Fox 1, 165; Met. 1, 83: Exon. 112a; Th. 429, 30; Rä. 43, 12. Gebindan ǽrenum clammum to bind with brazen bands, Cd. 200; Th. 248, 28; Dan. 520: Beo. Th. 2675; B. 1335: 1931; B. 963. v. clom; gen. clommes.
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