heáh-burh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heáh-burh
gen. -burge; f. A chief town, large town; also a town having an elevated situation Ðǽr is Créca heáhburg there is the chief town of the Greeks, Bt. 1; Fox 2, 21: Beo. Th. 2258; B. 1127. Tó ðære heáhbyrig to the chief town [Babylon], Cd. 209; Th. 259, 30; Dan. 699. Se kásere geeode wel manega héhburh the emperor conquered a good many of the principal towns, Chr. Erl. 5, 13. Ic wát heáhburg hér áne neáh lytle ceastre I know that near here is a town placed on high, a little city, Cd. 117; Th. 152, 8; Gen. 2517.
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