GLÉD
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.
GLÉD
e; f. Burning coal, live coal, gleed, ember, fire, flame; pruna, carbo, flamma Gléd pruna, Ælfc. Gl. 30; Som. 61, 75; Wrt. Voc. 27, 5: 82, 53. Gléda fýres carbones ignis, Ps. Spl. 17, 14: Ps. Th. 17, 12. Swá rícels byþ ðonne hit gléda bærnaþ sicut incensum, 140, 2: 119, 4. Ða þegnas stódon æt ðám glédon stabunt ministri ad prunas, Jn. Skt. 18, 18: 21, 9. Gloedo scintillæ, Rtl. 86, 34. Me is leófre ðæt mínne líchaman gléd fæðmie I would rather that fire should embrace my body, Beo. Th. 5298; B. 2652: 6220; B. 3114: Exon. 87 b; Th. 330, 4; Vy. 46: 108 a; Th. 412, 23; Rä. 31, 4. Goldfrætwe gléda forswelgaþ flames shall devour the gold ornaments, 22 b; Th. 62, 4; Cri. 996. Biþ eal ðes ginne grund gléda gefylled all this spacious earth shall be filled with gleeds, 116 a; Th. 445, 24; Dóm. 12: Elen. Kmbl. 2601; El. 1302. Glédum spíwan to spit forth flames, Beo. Th. 4614; B. 2312: 4659; B. 2335. [O. Frs. gléd: Icel. glóð; f. red-hot embers: O. H. Ger. gluot pruna: Ger. gluth: and cf. O. Sax. glód-welo.]
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