mæcg
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mæcg
mecg, es; m. A man Ic meþelcwide mæcges (the angel that visited Guthlac ) ongeat, Exon. 50 b; Th. 175, 9; Gú. 1192. Mægþ and mæcgas, 45 a; Th. 153. 29; Gú. 833 : 113 a; Th. 434, 7; Rä. 51, 7. Fréfra ðíne mæcgas (the disciples of St. Andrew ), Andr. Kmbl. 843; An. 422. Mæcga misgehýd men's evil intent, 1543; An. 773. Mæcgea (mecga, MS. C.) mundbora (Edmund), Chr. 942; Erl. 116, 8,Mecga (those in hell ) gnornunge,Cd. 220; Th. 285, 8; Sat. 334. Mæcgum (the children in the fiery furnace ), 187; Th. 232, 24; Dan. 265. Adam iécte siððan mægþum and mæcgum mǽgburg síne Adam afterwards increased his family with daughters and sons, 55; Th. 68, 26; Gen. 1123. DER. ambeht-, earfoþ-, eóred-, Geát-, gigant-, here-, hilde-, oret-,wræc-mæcg.
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