here-paþ
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
here-paþ
her-paþ, es; m. A road for an army, military road, road large enough to march soldiers upon [occurs not unfrequently in charters] Ondlong herpoþes. Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. ii. 172, 18. Up tó herpaþe and fram ðam herpaþe súþrihte, 205, 20. On ðone brádan herpaþ, iii. 23, 35. Wísde herepoþ tó ðære heán byrig shewed a road for his army to the lofty city, Cd. 174; Th. 218, 12; Dan. 38. Hí swyrdum herpaþ worhton þurh láðra gemong they with their swords wrought a road through the press of their foes, Judth. 12; Thw. 36, 1; Jud. 303. DER. þeód-herpaþ.
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