horu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
horu
gen. -wes; m. Dirt, filth, foulness Fæormaþ gyf ðǽr hwæt horwes on biþ cleanse if there be any foulness in it, Herb. 9, 2; Lchdm. i. 100, 4. Horewes, Mone B. 3561. Gé mid horu speówdon on ðæs andwlitan ye foully spat on his face, Elen. Kmbl. 594; El. 297. Mín flǽsc is ymscrýd mid dustes horwum my flesh is clothed with the filth of dust, Homl. Th. ii. 456, 10. On his blóde áþwogen fram synna horwum washed in his blood from the impurities of sins, Homl. Swt. 11, 297. Horewum, Homl. Th. ii. 56, 8. [O. E. Homl. horie, hore (of þe hore þat is cleped hordom): O. Sax. horu dirt: O. Frs. hore: O. H. Ger. horo; gen. horawes; dat. horowe, horewe, horwe, hore limus, cenum, lutum, palustre.] v. horh.
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