on-sǽge
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-sǽge
adj. Falling upon, assailing, attacking Wé ǽr ðysan oftor brǽcan, ðonne wé béttan, and ðý is ðisse þeóde fela onsǽge. Ne dohte hit nú lange inne ne úte, ac wæs here and hunger, bryne and blódgyte on gewelhwylcon ende, Wulfst. 159, 7: 128, 14: 243, 2. Hǽðcynne wearþ gúþ onsǽge war had come upon Hæthcyn, Beo. Th. 4960; B. 2483: 4159 ; B. 2076. [O. H. Ger. ana-seigi infestus.]
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