eald-hláford
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eald-hláford
es; m. [eald old, ancient; hláford a lord] An old or ancient lord; pristĭnus domĭnus Ecg wæs íren eald-hláfordes the sword of the old lord was iron, Beo. Th. 5550; B. 2778. He hæfde heora eald-hláfordes sunu on his gewealde he had the son of their old lord in his power, Ors. 3, 11; Bos. 74, 25. Se Cásere wæs heora eald-hláford cynnes the Cæsar was of the kin of their ancient lords, Bt. 1; Fox 2, 22. He sende ǽrend-gewrit eald-hláfordum he sent letters to the ancient lords, Bt. Met. Fox I, 126; Met. I, 63.
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