hrycg-brædan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hrycg-brædan
[-brǽdan ?]; pl. The parts of the back which stand out on the right and left side Smyre ábútan ðane swyran and ábútan ða hrigbræde smear the neck and on either side of the spine, Lchdm. iii. 118, 24. [Cf. lenden-brædena (gen. pl.) and O. H. Ger. ruggi-bratun palæ, sunt dorsi leva dextraque eminentia membra, v. Grff. iii. 284-5, where see the remark under brat as to the vowel.]
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