gange-wifre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gange-wifre
-wæfre, geonge-wifre, gonge-wifre, gongel-wæfre, an; f. A ganging weaver, spider; viītĭca arānea Ðú gedést ðæt he aswint on his móde, and wyrþ swá tedre swá swá gangewifran nett thou causest that he dwindles away in his mind, and becomes as frail as a spider's web, Ps. Th. 38, 12. Swindan ðú dydest swá swá gangewæfre [áttercoppan MS. T.] sáwle his tabescĕre fēcisti sīcut arāneam anĭmam ejus, Ps. Spl. 38, 15.
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