hǽðen-gilda
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hǽðen-gilda
-gylda, an; m. A heathen worshipper, heathen, an idolater Hé is gehiwod tó cristenum men, and is earm hǽðengylda he is in appearance a Christian, and is a miserable heathen, Homl. Th. i. 102, 16. Se yldesta hǽðengylda the chief idolater, 72, 9. Se ofslóh ðæs hǽðengyldan sunú which slew the idolater's son, ii. 294, 19. Se ealdorman wolde ða hǽðengildan forbærnan the general then wanted to turn the idolaters, 484, 8. v. gilda.
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