metod-sceaft
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
metod-sceaft
e; f. Decree of fate, doom, fate after death Ealle Wyrd forsweóp míne mágas tó metodsceafte (to their doom ), Beo. Th. 5623; B. 2815. Gást onsende Matheus his tó metodsceafte (to the fate appointed to it ), in écne gefeán, Menol. Fox 342; Men. 172. Weccaþ of deáþe dryhtgumena bearn tó meotudsceafte the children of men shall awake from death to doom, Exon. 21 a; Th. 55, 24; Cri. 888. Hé forþ gewát metodsceaft seón he died, Cd. 83; Th. 104, 31; Gen. 1743: Beo. Th. 2364; B. 1180. Heó metodsceaft (the death of her kinsmen ) bemearn, 2158; B. 1077.
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