HEORD
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HEORD
e; f. A HERD, flock Hiord arimentum, Wrt. Voc. 287. 53. Ðær wæs án swýna heord erat grex porcorum, Mt. Kmbl. 8, 30. Ic hæbbe óðre sceáp ða ne synt of ðisse heorde alias oves habeo quæ non ex hoc ovili, Jn. Skt. 10, 16. Hé dráf his heorde tó inneweardum ðam wéstene he led the flock to the backside of the desert, Ex, 3, 1: L. R. S. 4; Th. i. 434, 21. Rihtwís hyrde ofer cristene heorde a righteous shepherd over a christian flock, L. I. P. 2; Th. ii. 304, 10. Of eówrum heordum de gregibus tuis, Ps. Th. 49, l0. Heora heorda wíslíce healdan to keep their flocks wisely, L. Eth. vi. 2; Th. i. 314, 14. Godcunde heorda spiritual flocks, L. C. E. 26; Th. i. 374, 34. [Goth. hairda: Icel. hjörð: O. H. Ger. herta grex: Ger. heerde.] v. hríðer-heord.
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