hwem
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwem
hwemm, es; m. A corner, angle Hwæt fremaþ ðære burhware ðeáh ðe ðæt port beo trumlíce on ǽlce healfe getimbrod gif ðǽr biþ án hwem open forlǽten ðæt se onwinnenda here þurh ðam infær hæbbe what does it avail the citizens, though the town be firmly built on every side, if a corner be left open, so that the assailing host may have entrance through it? Homl. Th. ii. 432, 4. Hwæm angulus Ps. Spl. T. 117, 21. Ða feówer hwemmas ealles middangeardes the four corners of the whole world, Homl. Th. i. 130, 21: ii. 252, 3. v. hwamm.
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