hand-seten
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hand-seten
e: f. The setting of one's hand to a deed, etc., a signature, sign manual Ðas trymeþ se forespecena kyng mid Cristes róde tácne and his weotena hondsetena his geofa thus the aforesaid king confirms his gifts with the sign of Christ's cross and the signature of his witan, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. ii. 304, 11: 14: 89, 11. Mé saldan heora hondsetene ðisse gerǽdnesse they put their hands to this agreement, 100, 29. Hér is seó hondseten. Ego Óswald archiepiscopus, etc. here are the signatures. I Oswald archbishop, etc., iii. 260, 13. Ælfréd cing Ósulfe his hondsetene sealde king Alfred gave his sign manual to Osulf, ii. 133, 22.
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