hreám
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hreám
es; m. A cry, outcry, hue and cry, crying, tumult, uproar Ðæra Sodomitiscra hreám ys gemenigfyld clamor Sodomorum multiplicatus est, Gen. 18, 20: Past. 55; Swt. 427, 33: Cd. 229; Th. 309, 28; Sat. 717. Ðam hálgan were wæs geþuht ðæt ðæs gefeohtes hreám mihte beón gehýred geond ealle eorþan it seemed to the holy man that the uproar of the conflict could be heard over all the earth, Homl. Th. ii. 336, 17: Cd.166; Th. 206, 10; Exod. 449: Beo. Th. 2608; B. 1302. Hreám and wóp crying and weeping, Blickl. Homl. 61, 36: 115, 15. Of ðam leahtre cymþ hreám dyslíc dyrstignys and mansliht from that sin comes uproar, foolhardiness and manslaughter, Homl. Th. ii. 220, 14. Hás ys for hreáme raucus est præ clamatione, Th. An. 19, 31. Julianus mid anþrǽcum hreáme forswealt Julian with a horrible cry died, Homl. Th. i. 452, 16. Ða heorde mid hreáme bewerian to defend the flock with outcry, L. I. P. 19; Th. ii. 326, 10. Gif hwá þeóf geméte and hine his þances áweg lǽte búton hreáme ... and gif hwá hreám gehýre and hine forsitte if any one find a thief and voluntarily let him escape without hue and cry ... and if any one hear hue and cry and disregard it, L. C. S. 29; Th. i. 392, 14-17: 170, 10 [MS. hearme]. [Laym. ræm, ream: Orm. ræm: A. R. ream: cf. Icel. hreimr ( = hreymr?) a scream, cry: hraumi a noisy fellow.] v. hréman.
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