frætwe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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frætwe
frætewe, frætuwe, frætwa, frætewa; gen. frætwa; pl. f. Ornaments, adornments, decorations, treasures; ornāmenta, ornātus, res pretiōsæ Holtes frætwe the decorations of the wood, Exon. 57 a; Th. 202, 22; Ph. 73. Ða wæstmas, foldan frætwe the fruits, the treasures of the earth, 59 b; Th. 215, 22; Ph. 257. Wangas gréne, foldan frætuwe green fields, the ornaments of the earth. Menol. Fox 411; Menol. 207. Ic ðara frætwa þanc secge I say thanks for these ornaments, Beo. Th. 5580; B. 2794. Frætwa hyrde the guardian of the treasures, 6258; B. 3133. Máþma fela frætwa many treasures, ornaments, 74; B. 37. Ðám frætwum to these precious things, 4332; B. 2163. He ðám frætwum féng he received the ornaments, 5970; B. 2989. On frætewum in his garnishments, viz. armour, 1928; B. 962. Secgas bǽron beorhte frætwe the warriors bare bright arms, 434, note; B. 214. He frætwe geheóld, bill and byrnan he held the armour, the falchion and coat of mail, 5233; B. 2620. Frætwe and fætgold ornaments and plated gold, 3846, note; B. 1921. Hafa wunden gold, feoh and frætwa have the twisted gold, the wealth and ornaments, Cd. 98; Th. 128, 21; Gen. 2130: 136; Th. 171, 17; Gen. 2829: Exon. 51 b; Th. 179, 3; Gú. 1256: Beo. Th. 1797; B. 896. Cyricean frætewa ornāmenta ecclēsicæ, Bd. 1, 29; S. 498, 10, note. Frætwum gefyrðred furthered by the treasures, Beo. Th. 5561; B. 2784: 4114; B. 2054. [O. Sax. fratahi, f? ornaments.] DER. gold-frætwe.
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