morþ-weorc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
morþ-weorc
es; n. An act which causes death (by witchcraft or poison), Hǽðenscipe biþ ðæt man ... wiccecræft lufige oððe morþweorc gefremme (causes death by witchcraft or poison, v. morþ. III), L.C.S. 5; Th. i. 378, 21. Deóflíce dǽda on morþweorcum and on manslihtan, L. Eth. v. 25; Th. i. 310, 15: vi. 28; Th. i. 322, 16. [O. Sax. morð-werk.] Cf. morþ-dǽd and next word.
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