mirring
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mirring
e; f. I. hindering, leading astray Merrunga seductiones, Mk. Skt. p. 5, 8. Cf. mirra. [O. Frs. meringa hindrance: O. H. Ger. marunga impedimentum.] II. waste, squandering (v. mirran, II) Oððe se gielpna for his góda mierringe (mirringe, Cott. MSS.) gielpe and wéne ðæt hé síe kystig and mildheort aut cum effuse quid perditur, largum se glorietur, Past. 20, 2; Swt. 149, 20. Ða uncystgan cysta lǽre hé, swá hé ða cystgan on merringe ne gebringe sic tenacibus infundatur tribuendi largilas, ut prodigis effusionis frena minime laxentur, 60; Swt. 453, 27. v. mann-mirring.
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