HÝÐ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HÝÐ
e ; f. 'A HITHE, or place that receives the ship, etc., on its landing; a low shore, fit to be a landing place for boats, etc.,' a port, haven Hýð angiportus, i. refrigerium navium, Ælfc. Gl. 5; Som. 56, 32 : Wrt. Voc. 17, 36 : confugium, i. statium, portus, ii. 131, 5l. Hýð portus, Ælfc. Gr. 11 ; Som. 15, 8. Seó án hýð byþ simle smyltu æfter eallum ðám ýstum úrra geswinca hic portus placida manens quiete, Bt. 34, 8; Fox 144, 27 : Bt. Met. Fox 21, 21, 25; Met. 21, 11, 13. Ðæt hie wilnigen ðære hýðe ðæs gesinscipes ut conjugii portum petant, Past. 51, 8; Swt. 401, 33. Martha swanc ðá swilce ors réwette and Maria sæt stille swilce æt ðære hýðe, Homl. Th. ii. 440, 32. Hera ðone steórman ac ná ǽrðan ðe hé becume gesundful tó ðære hýðe, 560, 22. Cómon ðǽr þrý men tó ðære hýðe three men came to the landing-place, Guthl. 11; Gdwin. 54, 24. Ðǽr æt hýðe stód æðelinges fær, Beo. Th. 63 ; B. 32: Elen. Kmbl. 495; El. 248: Exon. 52 a ; Th. 182, 8; Gú. 1307. Hé hí on hǽlo hýðe gelǽdde eduxit eos in portum, Ps. Th. 106, 29; Exon, 20 b ; Th. 53, 34; Cri. 860: Salm. Kmbl. 489; Sal. 245. [Prompt. Parv. hyþe, where bootys ryve to londe, or stonde stacio. ' Hithe occurs in the names of seaports, and also landing-places on rivers, far from the coast,' p. 242, note 1. Kemble, Cod. Dipl. iii. xxxii, notes 'Rotherhithe (hrýðra hýð) the place where oxen were landed; Clayhithe, near Cambridge; Erith, in Kent and Cambridge, Eárhýd; Cwénhýð, Queenhithe.']
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