EÁCA
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EÁCA
an; m. An addition, EEKING, increase, usury, advantage; additāmentum Ðeáh mín bán and blód bútú geweorþen eorþan to eácan though my bones and blood both become an increase to the earth, Exon. 38 a; Th. 125, 10; Gú. 352. Þincþ ðé lytel eáca ðínra gesǽlþa does it seem to thee little addition to thy felicities? Bt. 20; Fox 72, 12. Is witena gehwám wópes eáca there is increase of weeping to every man, Salm. Kmbl. 922; Sal. 460. Ic [Ælfríc Abbod] geset hæbbe feówertig lárspella, and sumne eácan ðǽrto I [Abbot Ælfric] have composed forty sermons, and some addition thereto, Ǽlfc. T. 27, 18. Gif he hæfþ sumne eácan yfeles if he has some addition of evil, Bt. 38, 3; Fox 200, 19. For dæs yfles eácan for the addition of evil, 200, 21. Ne gehéne ðú hine mid ðý eácan oppress him not with the usury, L. Alf. 35; Th. i. 52, 23; neque humĭlia ilium ūsūra tua, Wilk. 31, 45. ¶ To eácan besides, moreover Ðæt wæs to eácan óðrum unarīmedum yflum that was besides other innumerable evils: literally, in or for, addition to, etc. Bt. 1; Fox 2, 11. To eácan himselfum besides himself: literally, in addition to, Bt. 26, 2; Fox 92, 20. Óðer is to eácan andgete the second is moreover manifest, Exon. 26 a; Th. 76, 21; Cri. 1243. DER. mægen-eáca, ofer-.
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