ofer-wist
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-wist
e; f. Excess in eating Sint tó manianne ða ofergífran ðeáh hié ne mǽgen ðone unþeáw forlǽtan ðære gífernesse and ðære oferwiste ðæt hé húru hine selfne ne þurhstinge mid ðý sweorde unryhthǽmedes, ac ongiete hú micel ofersprǽc cymeþ of ðære oferwiste admonendi sunt gulae dediti, ne in eo, quod escarum delectationi incubant, luxuriae se mucrone transfigant, et quanta sibi per esum loquacitas insidietur, aspiciant, Past. 43, 5; Swt. 313, 6-10. Hí lufiaþ oferwiste and ídele blisse, L. I. P. 14; Th. ii. 322, 24.
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