hrǽcan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hrǽcan
p. hrǽhte To clear the throat, hawk, spit Ic hrǽce oððe ic spǽte screo, Ælfc. Gr. 26, 6; Som. 29, 17. Hrǽce hió him on ðæt nebb foran huic in faciem mulier expuat, Past. 5, 2; Swt. 43, 15. Gif hwá blód swíðe hrǽce if any one spit much blood, Herb. 40, 2; Lchdm. i.142, 1. Wið ðæt man hefelíce hrǽce for difficulty in clearing the throat in cases of cold, 46, 1; Lchdm. i. 148, 12, 15. [Icel. hrækja to hawk, spit: cf. O. H. Ger. rachison screare.] v. hráca.
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