mǽþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mǽþ
es; n. (?) Math in after-math, mowing, hay-harvest Freóh ǽlces weoruldcundes þeówetes búton þreom þingum án is circsceat and ðæt hé mid eallum cræfte twuga on geáre [wyrce ?] ǽne tó mǽþe and óðre síþe tó rípe free from every secular service except three things; one is church scot, and (the other two) that he [work] with all his might twice a-year, once at hay-harvest, the other time at corn-harvest, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 400, 30. [O. H. Ger. mád: M. H. Ger. mát; gen. mádes; n: also f: Ger. mahd; f.] v. mǽðere.
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