cleweða
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
cleweða
clæweða, an; m. A clawing, scratching; scalpturigo, scalpurigo Se giecþa [gicþa MS. Cot.] biþ swíðe unsár, and se cleweða [MS. Oth. clæweða] biþ swíðe rów, and ðeáh-hwæðere gif him mon tó longe fylgþ, he wundaþ, and wund sáraþ the itch is very free from pain, and the scratching is very comfortable, and yet if it be kept up too long, it produces a wound, and the wound is painful, Past. 11, 6; Hat. MS. 15b, 23. DER. clawu, clá a nail, claw.
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