hwæt-scipe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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hwæt-scipe
es; m. Quickness, boldness, bravery, valour Oft mon biþ swíðe rempende and rǽsþ suíðe dollíce on ǽlc weorc and hrædlíce and ðeáh wénaþ men ðæt hit síe for arodscipe and hwætscipe sæpe præcipitata actio velocitatis efficacia putatur, Past. 20, 1; Swt. 149, 13. For hiora cræftum and for hiora hwætscipe iówra selfra anwald[es] eóweres unþonces habban mehton by their strength and valour might have had dominion over you against your will; armis vindicare potuissent, Ors. 1, 10; Swt. 48, 21. Sinope tóeácan hiere hwætscipe and hiere monigfealdum duguþum hiere líf geendade on mægþháde Sinope singularem virtutis gloriam perpetua virginitate cumulavit, Swt. 46, 24.
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