hwer
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwer
es; m. A kettle, pot, basin, caldron, cooking-vessel Hwer lebes; cyperen hwer cucuma, Ælfc. Gl. 26; Som. 60, 84, 83; Wrt. Voc. 25, 24, 23. Moab mínes hyhtes hwer Moab olla spei meæ, Ps. Th. 59, 7. Ðá hét se cásere meltan on hwere leád and pic and hé hét ðone cniht on ðæs hweres welm ásetton the emperor ordered lead and pitch to be melted in a caldron, and ordered the young man to be put into the boiling of the caldron, Shrn. 91, 7. Áwyl ða wyrte on hwere boil the plants in a pot, L. M. 1, 32; Lchdm. ii. 76, 18. Ǽnne sylfrene hwer on v pundon a silver basin of five pounds, Chart. Th. 558, 35. Ðǽr wǽron inne geseted hweras and pannan and hé clypte ða hweras and cyste ða pannan ðæt hé wæs eall sweart and behrúmig pots and pans had been put in there, and he embraced the pots and kissed the pans, so that he was all black and sooty, Shrn. 69, 27, 30. [Icel. hverr a caldron, boiler; hverna a pan, basin.]
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