geap
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
geap
gæp; comp, m. geappra, f. n. geappre; adj. I. crooked, bent, curved; curvus, pandus Geap curvus, Cot. 50. Geap stæf a crooked letter, Salm. Kmbl. 250; Sal. 124 : 269; Sal. 134. Geapum, gebígedum pando, Mone B. 90. II. not straightforward, deceitful, crafty, cunning, shrewd, astute; fallax, callĭdus, astūtus Geap callĭdus, Wrt. Voc. 49, 11. Seó næddre wæs geappre ðonne ealle ða óðre nýtenu serpens ĕrat callĭdior cunctis animantĭbus terræ, Gen. 3, 1. Cild geap an astute child, Obs. Lun. § 2; Lchdm. iii. 184, 14 : § 9; Lchdm. iii. 188, 11. DER. hinder-geap. Grein writes geáp, in support of which may be noticed ȝæp in the Ormulum. Layamon also has the word, and it occurs in Piers P.
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