mearc-beorh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mearc-beorh
gen. -beorges; m. A hill which forms part of a boundany Predicta tellus his terminis circumcincta. Ǽrest on æscwoldes hláw: ðonne on gemótbiorh ... ðonne on mearcbiorh, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 195, 14. Æt ðæne mearcbeorh, iii. 175, 35. Cf. gemǽr-beorh, iii. 403, 27. [Kemble says 'the mearcbeorh appears to denote the hill or mound which was the site of the mearc-mót.'Saxons in England, i. 56.]
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