hláf-mæsse
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.
hláf-mæsse
-messe, an; f. Lammas, a name for the first of August Ðæt wæs on ðære tíde calendas Agustus and on ðæm dæge ðe wé hátaþ hláfmæsse it was on the first of August, on the day that we call Lammas, Ors. 5, 13; Swt. 246, 17. On ðære nihte ðe gé hátaþ Hláfmesse on the day that you call Lammas, Homl. Th. ii. 384, 11. Bringeþ Agustus Hláfmæssan dæg August brings Lammas-day, Menol. Fox 277; Men. 140. Betwix hláfmæssan and middum sumera between Lammas and midsummer, Chr. 921; Erl. 106, 5. Tóforan Hláfmæssan, 1101; Erl. 237, 24. Æfter hlámmessan, 1009; Erl. 142, 16. Tó Lámmæssan, 1085; Erl. 219, 3. [Piers P. lammasse: Prompt. Parv. lammasse festum agnorum vel Festum ad vincula Sancti Petri.] v. next word, and hláf-sénung.
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