GEBÚR
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GEBÚR
es; m. A dweller, husbandman, farmer, countryman, BOOR; incŏla, agricŏla, cŏlōnus Gif he on gebúres húse gefeohte if he fight in a boor's house, L. In. 6; Th. i. 106, 8. Gebúres gerihte rights of the boor, Th. i. 434, 3. See the section to which this heading belongs for an account of the relation of the 'gebur' to his lord. [Cf. Icel. búi [in compounds] and bónde [v. Cl. and Vig. Dicty. s. v.], and see Kemblé s Saxons in England, i. 131 : Plat. buur, m; in earlier time a neighbour, a citizen; now a farmer, a peasant : Dut. Frs. boer. m : Ger. bauer, m : in Silesia gebaur, m. The Old Franc. and Al. writers designate by puarre, buara an inhabitant, and by gibura, giburo a peasant, a farmer. From the A.-S. búan to dwell, inhabit.] DER. neáh-gebúr.
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