hafoc
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.
hafoc
hafuc, heafoc, es; m. A hawk; accipiter Heafuc accipiter, Wrt. Voc. 77, 15. Mid hafoce accipitre, Coll. Monast. Th. 25, 15, 17, 31, 37. Gód hafoc a good hawk, Beo. Th. 4519; B. 2263. Sum sceal wildne fugol átemian heafoc one shall tame the wild bird, the hawk, Exon. 88 b; Th. 332, 16; Vy. 86. [Laym. havek : Icel. haukr : O. H. Ger. hapuh, habich : Ger. habicht.] DER. gós-, gúþ-, mús-, spear-, wealh-hafoc. The word is found in many names of places, see Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. vi. index.
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