mære
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mære
pure, in the phrase mǽre peningas = Lat. meri denarii i.e. coins made of pure silver, v. Ducange s.v. merus, quoted by Schmid. The passage in which the word is found occurs in L. Alf. pol. 3; Th. i. 62, 10 Mid V. pundum mǽrra pæninga. With this may be compared the following passage For his lícweorðan feó, ðæt is ii pund mérehwítes seolfres. Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 255, 12.
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