mundbyrdness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mundbyrdness
e; f. I. protection Ic fare swá hwyder swá ðú mé tó mundbyrdnysse gerecst I will go whithersoever thou dost direct for my protection, Glostr. Frag. 106, 24. II. in a personal sense (v. mund, III. b), A protector, patron, advocate Ic ðé mé tó mundbyrdnysse geceóse wið ðín ágen bearn I choose thee for my advocate with thy own child, 106, 19. Swá swá ic ǽr cwæþ ðínre ðære lícwurþan mundbyrdnysse, 108, 16. III. a protection of rights granted by charter Ic wille ðæt ðeós mundbyrdnesse beó strang volo ut haec confirmatio vim obtineat, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iv. 202, 20: 205, 7. Icc nelle ðat any man ðás mundbyrdnesse tóbreke, 213, 19.
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