morgen-sprǽc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
morgen-sprǽc
e; f. The periodical assembly of a guild held in the morning, or on the morrow after the guild-feast Se gegilda ðe ne geséce his morgenspǽce gilde his syster huniges the member of a guild, who does not attend the assembly of the guild, shall pay a sester of honey, Chart. Th. 613, 7. [Cf. And if any broþer be somound to any morwe-speche . . . and wil nouht come, he scal paye a pound of wax, English Guilds (E. E. T. S.), p. 54. See also the Glossary for other references to the word, and Introduction, pp. xxxii-xxxiii, for remarks upon it. In the Promptorium morow-, morwe-, mor-speche = crastinum colloquium; cf. English Guilds, p. 30, where a meeting is held 'on morwe aftyr þe gylde day.']
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