midd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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midd
adj. with superl. midemest, midmest Mid, middle. I. of place Seó burh wæs on midre ðære eá (in medio amne ), Nar. 10, 11. Ðá wé wǽron on middre ðære sǽ (in medio mari ), Bd. 5, 1; S. 613, 23. Is on middre ðære cyricean, 2, 3; S. 504, 39. Hire (the axis ) midore ymbe (cf. ymb ða eaxe middewearde, Bt. 39, 3; Fox 214, 23), Bt. Met. Fox. 28, 46; Met. 28, 23. On middum ðínum temple in medio templi tui, Ps. Th. 47, 8. On mereflóde middum, Cd. 8; Th. 9, 22; Gen. 145. Gáþ from geate tó geate þurh midde ða ceastre (per medium castrorum ), Past. 49, 2; Swt. 383, 3: St. And. 14, 17. On middum ðǽm úrum wícum in media castrorum parte, Nar. 12, 24. Ða gesettan scép in middum wulfum (in medio luporum ), Bd. 2, 6; S. 508, 16. Hé mé lǽdde betweoh midde ða þreátas inter choros medios, 5, 12; S. 629, 26. Hálettend midemesta finger salutarius; ǽwiscberend midmesta finger impudicus, Wrt. Voc. i. 283, 21-22. Gif hí ðone midmestan weg áredian willaþ, Bt. 40, 3; Fox 238, 23. Ða sélestan men ... ða midmestan ... swá bióþ ða midmestan men, 39, 7; Fox 222, 1-10, 15. II. of time Tó middes dæges Crist wæs on róde áþened, Btwk. 216, 14. On middes wintres mæsseniht, Chr. 827; Erl. 62, 30. Swá hé in swoloþan middes sumeres wǽre quasi in mediae aestatis caumate, Bd. 3, 19; S. 549, 30. Sunnon upgong æt middan sumere ortum solis solstitialem, 5, 12; S. 627, 35. Fæste án lengten foran tó middan wintra (ante Natale Christi) ... fæste ii lengtenu, án tóforan middan sumera (ante mediam æstatem ), óðer foran tó middan wintra. L. Ecg. P. iv. 22, 23; Th. ii. 210, 25-28. Tó middan (middum, MS. B.) wintre, L. Ath. iv. pref.; Th. i. 226, 5. Tó middyre (MS. A. myddre) nihte media nocte, Mt. Kmbl. 25, 6. Æt midre niht, Ps. Th. 118, 62. Æt middre nihte, Exon. 59 b; Th. 216, 2; Ph. 262. Æt middere niht, Cd. 144; Th. 179, 32; Exod. 37. Hé leng ne leofaþ ðonn on midre ilde he will not live beyond middle age, Lchdm. iii. 162, 21: Ps. Th. 54, 24. On midne dæg meridie, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 41, 47. Seó seofoþe tíd dæges, ðæt is án tíd ofer midne dæg, Bd. 5, 6; S. 619, 27. On midne winter, Chr. 878; Erl. 78, 28. Ofer ðone midne sumor after midsummer, 1006; Erl. 140, 5. Ofer midne sumor, Lchdm. iii. 74, 11. On midde niht, Bd. 4, 8; S. 575, 40. [Goth. midjis: O. Sax. middi: O. Frs. midde: Icel. miðr: O. H. Ger. mitti.] v. on-middan, tó-middes.
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