folc-gefeoht
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
folc-gefeoht
es; n. Folk-battle, a great battle, pitched battle; publĭca pugna, plēnum prælium Ða Sciððie noldon hine gesécan to folcgefeohte the Scythians would not attack him in a pitched battle, Ors. 2, 5; Bos. 46, 5. Wurdon ix folcgefeoht gefohten nine great battles were fought, Chr. 871; Erl. 77, 7: 887; Erl. 87, 9. On þrím folcgefeohtum in three pitched battles, Ors. 3, 9; Bos. 66, 11. cf. Icel. fôlk-orrusta.
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