heorr
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heorr
hior; m. f. A hinge, cardinal point; cardo Ðeós heorr hic cardo, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 3; Som. 8, 61. Seó hior ðe eall gód on hwearfaþ the hinge on which all good turns, Bt. 34, 7, Fox 142, 35. Wæs ðæt beorhte bold tóbrocen swíðe heorras tóhlidene the splendid dwelling was sorely shattered, hinges were broken, Beo. Th. 2002; B. 999. Heorras serras, Blickl. Gloss. Ðis gesceád ys æfter ðám feówor heorren this distinction is according to the four cardinal points, Lchdm. iii. 84, 11. [Chauc. 'no dore that he nolde heve of harre;' Prompt. Parv. herre of a lock cardo. v. note, p. 237: Icel. hjarri a hinge.]
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