ge-brec
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-brec
-bræc, es; n. [ge-, brec a breaking, crash] A breaking, crashing, clamour, noise; fractio, frăgor, strĕpĭtus Se dæg biþ dæg gebreces the day will be a day of clamour, Past. 35, 5; Swt. 245, 5; Hat. MS. 46 a, 17. He gehýrde ðæt gebrec ðara storma audīto frăgōre procellārum, Bd. 5, 1; S. 614, 3. Gebrecu feraþ ofer dreohtum [MS. dreontum] the crashes go over multitudes, Exon. 102 a; Th. 385, 14; Rä. 4, 44. Se biþ gebreca hlúdast that is loudest of crashes, 102 a; Th. 385, 6; Rä. 4, 40.
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