gleowian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gleowian
gliowian, gliwian, glywian; p. ode; pp. od To play on an instrument, sing, joke, jest, act the gleeman or buffoon; fidicinare, jocari, scurrari, scurram agere Ðá ongan se wísdóm gliowian then wisdom began to sing, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 6. Ðæt ǽnig preóst ne gliwige that no priest act the gleeman, L. Edg. C. 58; Th. ii. 256, 16. He sumu þing ætgædere mid him sprecende and gleowiende wæs ðe ðǽr ǽr inne wǽron cum ibidem positi aliqua, una cum eis qui ibidem ante inerant, loquerentur ac jocarentur, Bd. 4, 24; S. 598, 34. Mádena glywiendra juvencularum tympanistriarum, Ps. Spl. 67, 27. [Laym. gleowien to chant, play: A. R. gleowede was merry.]
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