dráf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
dráf
e; f. [dráf drove, p. of drífan] A DROVE, herd, band; armenta, grex, agmen Ðá ðá seó ormǽte micelnyss his orfes on ðære dúne læswede, sum módig fearr wearþ ángencga, and ðære heorde dráfe oferhogode when the immense multitude of his cattle was grazing on the mountain, an unruly bull wandered alone, and despised the companionship of the herd, Homl. Th. i. 502, 10. Oft twegen sǽmen oððe þrý hwílum drífaþ ða dráfe cristenra manna fram sǽ to sǽ sæpe duo tresve a pirātis christianōrum agmen congregātum a mari usque ad mare compellunt, Lupi Serm. i. 15; Hick. Thes. ii. 103, 34. Hí drifon heora dráfa into Medewæge they drove their herds into the Medway, Chr. 1016; Erl. 157, 4, 16.
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