gearwe
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.
gearwe
pl. f. Clothing, attire, GEAR, adornment, arms, armour; vestītus, hăbĭtus, arma Enoch cwic gewát mid Cyning engla of ðyssum lǽnan lífe, on ðám gearwum ðe his gást onféng, ǽr hine to monnum módor brohte Enoch alive departed with the King of angels from this frail life, in the vestment which his soul received, ere his mother brought him amongst men, Cd. 60; Th. 73, 29; Gen. 1212 : Menol. Fox 150; Men. 76. Óþ-ðæt hie on Gúþmyrce gearwe bǽron till they bore their arms against the Æthiopians, 145; Th. 181, 11; Exod. 59 : 151; Th. 190, 3; Exod. 193. [O. Sax. garuwi, f : O. H. Ger. garawi, f.] DER. feðer-gearwe.
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