hand-hwíl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hand-hwíl
e; f. A moment Nis ná eów tó gewitenne ða tíd oððe ða handhwíle ðe mín Fæder gesette þurh his mihte it is not for you to know the hour or the moment that my Father hath appointed through his might, Homl. Th. i. 294, 26. [Orm. inn an hanndhwile in a moment of time: A. R. hondhwule: Piers P. handwhile.]
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