gaffetung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gaffetung
gafetung, e; f. A scoffing, mocking; dērīsio Of ðisum leahtre beóþ acennede módes unstæððignys and ýdel gaffetung of this sin are born unsteadiness of mind and idle scoffing, Homl. Th. ii. 218, 33. He forlǽt derigendlíce gaffetunga he forsakes injurious scoffings, Homl. Th. i. 306, 2. Ða wélegan on heora gebeórscipe begáþ derigendliíe gafetunge the wealthy in their feasting practise pernicious scoffing, i. 330, 33. v. gaf.
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