FORD
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FORD
gen. fordes; dat. forde, forda; m. A FORD; vădum Ford vădum, Ælfc. Gl. 97; Som. 76, 66; Wrt. Voc. 54, 10: 80, 51. Hie flugon ofer Temese búton ǽlcum forda they fled over the Thames without any ford, Chr. 894; Erl. 90, 28. Neáh ðam forda, ðe man hǽt Welinga ford near the ford which is called Wallingford, Ors. 5, 12; Bos. 110, 20. Æt ðam forda [Th. forde] at the ford, Byrht. Th. 134, 8; By. 81. Ða Walas adrifon sumre eá ford ealne mid scearpum pílum greátum the Welsh staked the ford of a river all with great sharp piles, Chr. Erl. 5, 9, 12. Ofer ðone ford trans vădum, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 47, 38: Byrht. Th. 134, 22; By. 88: Beo. Th. 1140; B. 568. He oferfór ðone ford transīvit vădum, Gen. 32, 22. He mihte fordas oferrídan, ðonne he to hwylcere eá cóme he might ride over the fords, when he came to any river, Bd. 3, 14; S. 540, 17. [Laym, uord, ford: Scot. firth, frith a bay: O. Frs. forda: Dut. Kil. voord vădum: Ger. furt. f: M. H. Ger. vurt, m: O. H. Ger. furt, n: Dan. fjord, m. f. a bay, gulf: Swed. fjärd, m. a bay: Icel. fjörðr, m: Grk. πόρος, m. a ford, ferry.]
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.