micel-ness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
micel-ness
e; f. I. greatness, bigness, size Stánas on pysna mycelnysse stones the size of peas, Herb. 180, 1; Lchdm. i. 314, 22: Blickl. Homl. 181, 21. Se cláð wæs swíðe gemǽte hire micelnysse the garment was exactly adapted to her size, Homl. Skt. 7, 157. His micel-nesse ne mæg nán man ámetan, Bt. 42; Fox 258, 12. II. greatness (of quantity), multitude, abundance Ðá wæs geworden mid ðam engle mycelnes (multitudo ) heofonlíces werydes, Lk. Skt. 2, 13. Ne meahton ásecgan for ðæs leóhtes mycelnesse, Blickl. Homl. 145, 14. Æfter micelnisse ðínre mildheortnisse, Num. 14, 19. III. greatness, magnificence Micylnys magnificentia, Ps. Spl. C. 8, 2. In micelnisse in magnificentia; in mikelnes, Ps. Surt. 28, 4. On mycelnysse earmes ðínes in magnitudine brachii tui, Cant. Moys. 16: Ps. Spl. 78, 12. Ús weorþ þuruh ðíne mycelnesse milde and blíðe, Ps. Th. 66, 1. Sancte Johannes mycelnesse se Hǽlend sylfa tácn sægde, Blickl. Homl. 167, 17. [Wick. michelnes: O. H. Ger. michil-nessi majestas.]
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