deád-bǽre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
deád-bǽre
def. se deád-bǽra, seó, ðæt deád-bǽre; adj. Death-bearing, deadly; mortĭfer, lethālis, lethĭfer Deádbǽre lethāle, Mone B. 1859. Se drenc deádbǽra wæs the drink was deadly, Homl. Th. ii. 158, 22, Ðæt ðín heorte forhtige for ðam deádbǽrum drence that thy heart may fear the deadly drink, i. 72, 16. Deádbǽre sprancan lethifĕras labruscas, Mone B. 1993.
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