esne-wyrhta
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
esne-wyrhta
an; m. A hireling, mercenary; mercēnārius Esne-wyrhta mercēnārius, Greg. Dial. 2, - 3. Eallum frióum monnum ðás dagas sién forgifene bútan þeówum mannum and esnewyrhtum to all freemen let these days be given, but not to slaves and hirelings, L. Alf. pol. 43; Th. i. 92, 3.
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