féðe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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féðe
es; n. The power of going on foot, walking, going, motion, pace; făcultas pĕdĭbus eundi, ambŭlātio, gressus, passus Ðæra hǽðenra anlícnyssa habbaþ fét bútan féðe the idols of the heathen have feet without the power of going, Homl. Th. i. 366, 27. An féðe mihtigost most powerful in walking, Bt. 36, 5; Fox 180, 21. He náhte his féðes geweald he had no power of waiting, Homl. Th. i. 336, 9. Hit is nædrena gecynd ðæt heora féðe biþ on heora ribbum it is the nature of serpents that their power of going is in their ribs, Ors. 4, 6; Bos. 84, 44. On féðe léf [MS. líf] lame in walking, Exon. 87b; Th. 328, 16; Vy. 18. Sum sceal on féðe gongan one shall go on foot, 87b; Th. 328, 33; Vy. 27. Swift ic eom on féðe I am swift of pace, Exon. 104b; Th. 396, 10; Rä. 16, 2: Beo. Th. 1944; B. 970. Habbaþ hringa gespong afyrred me mín féðe the clasping of rings has taken from me my power of going, Cd. 19; Th. 24, 17; Gen. 379. He féðe ne sparode he spared not pace, 117; Th. 153, 6; Gen. 2534.
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