mid-wist
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mid-wist
e; f. The being with others, presence, society Þurh font-hálgunge gewyrþ sóna Godes midwist by the hallowing of the font God becomes at once present, Wulfst. 36, 2. Ǽlc ðe gewita oððe gewyrhta sí ðǽr útlendisc man inlendiscan derie geládie ðære midwiste let every one that is cognisant or co-operating, where a stranger injures a native, clear himself of the participation, L. O. D. 6; Th. i. 354, 29. Snottre men lufiaþ midwist míne, Exon. 130 b; Th. 500, 17; Rä. 89, 8. [O. H. Ger. mite-wist consortium, participatio.]
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