eorþ-gesceaft
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eorþ-gesceaft
e; f. [gesceaft a creature] An earthly creature; terrestris creatura Men habbaþ [MS. habbæþ] geond middangeard eorþ-gesceafta ealle oferþungen men have all surpassed earthly creatures throughout the middle earth, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 387; Met. 20, 194.
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