hæftnung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hæftnung
e; f. Captivity, fastening, confinement Hé hine gewráþ gelomlíce ac hine sic mihte nánes cynnés hæftnung gehealdan he often bound him, but no kind of fastening could hold him, Homl. Th. ii. 358, 20. On hæftnunge in captivity, 86, 3 : Ps. Spl. 13, 11. Ǽr hé forðférde hé beád ðæt man sceolde unlésan ealle ða menn ðe on hæftnunge wǽron ere he departed he ordered that all those men who were in confinement should be released, Chr. 1086; Erl. 223, 39. Dón on hæftnunge to put into confinement, imprison, 1087; Erl. 225, 36.
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