gripe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gripe
es; m. Gripe, grip, grasp, hold, clutch, seizure: pugillus, prehensio, captus Se gripe ðære hand pugillus, Ælfc. Gl. 72; Som. 71, 1; Wrt. Voc. 43. Gripe pugilla, Recd. 38, 72; Wrt. Voc. 64, 75. Eorþ-gráp heard gripe hrusan earth's grasp, the fast hold of the ground, Exon. 124 a; Th. 476, 15; Ruin. 8. Gripe méces oððe gáres fliht the falchion's clutch or the javelin's flight, Beo. Th. 3534; B. 1735: Andr. Kmbl. 373; An. 187: Exon. 67 b; Th. 250, 10; Jul. 125. Of gromra gripe from the cruel ones' clutch, Exon. 68 b; Th. 255, 16; Jul. 215: 71 b; Th. 265, 34; Jul. 391: Salm. Kmbl. 97; Sal. 48: Elen. Kmbl. 2601; El. 1302: Andr. Kmbl. 433; An. 217: 1901; An. 953. For mínum gripe for my grasp, Exon. 126 a; Th. 484, 11; Rä. 70, 6: Beo. Th. 2300; B. 1148. Staþole strengra ðonne ealra stána gripe stronger in position than the hold of all stones, Salm. Kmbl. 154; Sal. 76. [Laym. gripen; pl. grasps: cf. O. H. Ger. grif: Ger. griff.] DER. fǽr-, mund-, níð-, stán-, sweord-gripe.
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