lǽrig
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Verb Class: Uncertain
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
lǽrig
A word of doubtful meaning occurring only twice Bærst bordes lǽrig, Byrht, Th. 140, 6; By. 284. Ne him bealubenne gebiden hæfdon ofer linde lǽrig, Cd. 154; Th. 192, 29; Exod. 239. Grein suggests comparison with λαισήïoν a buckler, target, and that the word like rand may mean the rim of the shield and also the body of the shield. Either rendering is admissible so far as the sense is concerned.
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