on-sagu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-sagu
e; f. A charge brought against a person, accusation Á biþ andsæc swíðere ðonne onsagu, i.e.in a case where a charge is brought against a person, and it is met with a denial attested by the proper legal formalities, the case against him fails, L. Eth. ii. 9; Th. i. 290, 17. [Cf. the somewhat similar principle which follows :-- Ágnung biþ nér ðam ðe hæfþ ðonne ðam ðe æfter sprecþ. See also Grmm. R. A. 856.] Ðá cwæþ Eugenia ðæt heó eáþe mihte Melantian onsage oferdrífan (refute the charge ), Homl. Skt. i. 2, 206. Manega mid leásum onsagum geneálǽhton multi falsi testes accessissent, Mt. Kmbl. 26, 60. v. onsecgan.
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