meox
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
meox
mix, myx, es; n. Muck, dung, ordure, dirt Meox stercus, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 32; Som. 12, 17: coenum, 13; Som. 16, 6: rudera vel ruina, Wrt. Voc. i. 22, 12. Fugeles meox avium stercus, L. Ecg. P. add. 10; Th. ii. 232, 32. Ðæt treów biþ bedolfen and mid meoxe beworpen ... ðæt meox is ðæt gemynd his fúlan dǽda ... Hwæt is fúlre ðonne meox? Homl. Th. ii. 408, 29-33: Lk. Skt. 13, 8. Licgaþ forsewene swá swá meox (Cott. MS. miox) under feltúne, Bt. 36, 1; Fox 172, 11: Homl. Skt. 2, 241. Heó eall forseah on meoxes gelícnysse, 8, 38. Ða nýtenu forrotedon on heora meoxe, Homl. Th. i. 118, 15. Búton hé ǽrest áríse of ðam reócendum meoxe, ii. 320, 23. Ðone hláf ðe biþ tó meoxe áwend, i. 258, 2. Tó meohxe, Ps. Th. 82, 8. Meoxe (meoxene?) sterquilinio, Hpt. Gl. 488, 21. Mixe, horwe ceno, i. luto, Wrt. Voc. ii. 130, 70. Of myxe dustes de fece pulveris, Hy. Surt. 136, 1. Meoxa stercorum, 484, 22. [Mid. E. mix, mex: Frs. miux: cf. Goth. maihstus: O. H. Ger. mist.]
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