geápes
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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geápes
adv. [gen. of geáp broad, spacious, roomy] In width, wide; lāte Strúdende fýr, steápes and geápes, forswealh eall eador the ravaging fire swallowed all together, high and wide, Cd. 119; Th. 154, 16; Gen. 2556. So Bouterwek takes it, but the word is rather a neuter genitive after 'eall;' cf. vv. 2548-9.
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