eówde
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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eówde
eówede, eówode, es; n: eówd, eówod, e; f. A flock, herd; grex Neuter, Ðæt-Drihtnes eówde the Lord's flock, Bd. 1, 14; S. 482, 25: 2, 6; S. 508, 15. We wǽrun sceáp eówdes ðínes nos ŏves grĕgis tui, Ps. Th. 78, 14. He genam hine æt eówde, úte be sceápum tŭlit eum de grĕgĭbus ŏvium, 77, 69. Ne scealt ðu ðæt eówde ánforlǽtan thou shalt not desert the flock, Andr. Kmbl. 3334; An. 1671. Hafaþ se awyrgda wulf tostenced, Dryhten, ðín eówde hath the accursed wolf scattered thy flock, O Lord? Exon. 11 b; Th. 16, 23; Cri. 257. Ofer ðín ágen eówde sceápa sŭper ŏves grĕgis tuæ, Ps. Th. 73, I: 118, 111. He gelǽdde hí swá swá eówde [eówode, Ps. Lamb. 77, 52] on wéstne perduxit eos tanquam grĕgem in deserto, Ps. Spl. 77, 57. Of eówdum [eówedum, Ps. Lamb. 77, 70] sceápa de grĕgĭbus ŏvium, Ps. Spl. 77, 76. Feminine, Ðeós eówd hic grex, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 61; Som. 13, 47. He ðæt sceáp bær on his exlum to ðære eówde he bare the sheep on his shoulders to the flock, Homl. Th. i. 340, 2. Ic wylle ahreddan mine eówde wið eów I will deliver my flock from you, i. 242, 13. 2. eówd, e; f. A sheepfold, fold; ŏvīle Eówd ŏvīle, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 2 ; Som. 8, 27. Sceal beón án eówd and án hyrde there shall be one fold and one shepherd, Homl. Th. i. 244, 1, 3. Ic hæbbe óðre scep ðe ne sind ná of ðisre eówde I have other sheep which are not of this fold. Homl. Th. i. 242, 35: 244, 6: ii. 114, 21.
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