feónd-sceaða
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
feónd-sceaða
-scaða, an; m. A fiend-enemy, dire enemy, robber; hostis nŏcīvus, latro Slóh ðone feóndsceaðan fágum méce she [Judith] slew the dire enemy [Holofernes] with a blood-stained sword, Judth. 10; Thw. 23, 4; Jud. 104. Me to grunde teáh fáh feóndscaða a hostile foe drew me to the ground, Beo. Th. 1112; B. 554. Ic sceal forstolen hreddan, flýman feóndsceaðan I shall rescue the stolen, make the robber flee, Exon. 104 a; Th. 396, 5; Rä. 15, 19.
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