híréd-mann
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
híréd-mann
hírd-man, es; m. A member of a 'híréd:' — Pharaones yldestan hírédmen senes domus Pharaonis, Gen. 50, 7. His hírédmen férdon út mid feáwe mannan of ðam castele and geslógen and gelǽhton fíf hundred manna the members of his household sallied out with few men from the castle, and slew and captured five hundred men, Chr. 1087; Erl. 224, 29. Ongunnon ða hírédmen heardlíce feohtan the [earl's] household retainers began to fight stoutly, Byrht. Th. 139, 28; By. 261. Hæbbe ǽlc hláford his hírédmen [hírdmen (MS. A.)] on his ágenum borge let every lord have the members of his household in his own 'borg,' L. C. S. 31; Th. i. 394, 27: L. Eth. i. 1; Th. i. 282, 9. [Laym. hired-, hered-man (priveman, 2nd MS.)].
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