hinderling
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hinderling
es; m. A mean, base, contemptible person Occidentales Saxonici, scilicet execastre, habent in proverbio summi despectus, quod summa ira commotus, unus vocat alterum hinderling, i. ab omni honestate dejectum, L. Ed. C. 35; Th. i. 459, 36. [Orm. halde þe forr hinnderrling and forr well swiþe unnwresste, 4860. Halliwell in his Dictionary says under hilding 'the word is still in use in Devon, pronounced hilderling or hinderling.']
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