HEG
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HEG
hig, es; n. Hay, grass; fœnum Heg [Rush. hoeg] londes fœnum agri, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 6, 30. Ðá bebeád se hǽlend ðæt ðæt folc sǽte ofer ðæt gréne hig præcipit illis ut accumbere facerent omnes super viride fœnum, Mk. Skt. 6, 39. Heig [Rush. heg] fœnum, Jn. Skt. Lind. 6, 10. Ðǽr nǽnig mann for wintres cýle on sumera heg ne máweþ nemo propter hiemem fœna secet æstate, Bd. 1, 1; S. 474, 32. Dó hig on ðín beð put hay on your bed, Lchdm. iii. 178, 6. Wé gesáwon oft in cyrcean ǽgðer ge corn ge hig beón gehealdene we have often seen both corn and hay kept in the church, L. E. I. 8; Th. ii. 406, 30. [Laym. hey, heie: Chauc. hei, hai: Goth. hawi: Icel. hey: O. H. Ger. hewi, howe, hou fœnum: Ger. heu.]
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