munuc-hád
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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munuc-hád
es; m. Monk-hood, the monastic state (of women as well as of men) Munuchád and abbudhád syndon on óðre wísan (different from the seven orders previously mentioned), L. Ælfc. C. 18; Th. ii. 348, 31. Ǽgðer ge preósthádes ge munuchádes menn both the secular and regular clergy, Homl. Th. ii. 126, 16. Wæs sum mæssepreóst munuchádes quidam monachus, Bd. 5, 12; S. 630, 41, MS. B. Hé weoruldhad forlǽte and munucháde (habitum monachicum) onfénge, 4, 24; S. 598, 2. Of munucháde on bisceopháde gecorene de monachorum collegia in episcopatus gradum adsciti, 4, 12 ; S. 581, 21 : Blickl. Homl. 219, 32. Seó ǽrest wífa is sǽd in Norþanhymbra mǽgþe ðæt heó munucháde and háligrifte onfénge quae prima feminarum fertur in provincia Nordanhymbrorum propositum vestemque sanctimonialis habitus suscepisse, Bd. 4, 23 ; S. 593, 23.
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