mæðel-hégende
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Participle
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mæðel-hégende
part. pres. Attending, holding or addressing an assembly or council, consulting, conversing (cf. Icel. þing-heyjandi 'the law term for any person who visits a þing, on a summons to perform any public duty,' Cl. and Vig.) Biscopas and bóceras and ealdormen mæðelhégende (in council ), Andr. Kmbl. 1217; An. 609. Beornas cómon mæðelhégende . . Ðá wæs tó ðam þingstede þeód gesamnod men came who had to attend the meeting . . Then was the people collected at the meeting-place, 2194; An. 1098. Hwæt se manna wæs meðelhégendra who of men that speak was he, 524; An. 262. Héht gebeódan meðelhégende on gemót cuman, ða ðe deóplícost Dryhtnes gerýno reccan cúðon, Elen. Kmbl. 557; El. 279. v. mæðel.
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