ord
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ord
es; m. I. a point, a. of a weapon Ǽlces wǽpnes ord mucro, Wrt. Voc. i. 35, 35. Se ord (ðæs speres), L. Alf. pol. 36; Th. i. 84, 17. Seaxes ord, Exon. Th. 472, 6; Rä. 61, 12. Wordes ord breósthord þurhbræc, Beo. Th. 5576; B. 2791. Ne ofstong hé hiene mid dý speres orde. Ðæt is ðonne swelc mon mid forewearde orde stinge ... suá suá Assael wæs deád bútan orde non cum recta, sed aversa hasta transforavit ... quasi sine ferro moriuntur, Past. 40, 5; Swt. 297, 10-23. Mid gáres orde, Cd. Th. 92, 2; Gen. 1522. Hé sette his swurdes ord tógeánes his innoþe, Homl. Th. ii. 480, 14. Ðæt gebearh feore wið ord and wið ecge (cf. Icel. með oddi ok eggju) it protected life from thrust and cut, Beo. Th. 3102; B. 1549. b. putting a part for the whole, a spear, pointed weapon Mé sceal wǽpen niman, ord and íren (spear and sword ), Byrht. Th. 139, 12; By. 253. Hwá ðǽr mid orde mihte on fǽgean men feorh gewinnan, wígan mid wǽpnum, 135, 31; By. 124. Hit is mycel nédþearf ðæt hié man forspille, and mid írenum þislum and ordum hié man sleá, Blickl. Homl. 189, 30. Hildesercum, bordum and ordum, Elen. Kmbl. 469; El. 235. c. of other point-shaped, conical things Ord apicem, Wrt. Voc. ii. 73, 64. Ða hwíle ðe se móna ðære sceade ord (the shadow of the earth ) ofer yrnþ, Lchdm. iii. 240, 26. Hafaþ tungena gehwylc xx orda, hafaþ orda gehwylc engles snytro, Salm. Kmbl. 461-464; Sal. 231-232. d. of persons, 1. one who is at the topmost point, a head, chief, prince Æþelinga ord Christ, Exon. Th. 32, 19; Cri. 515: 46, 22; Cri. 741: 53, 5; Cri. 846: Elen. Kmbl. 785; El. 393. Burgwarena ord, 462, 22; Hö. 56. 2. of position, head, front Se ðe on orde geóng he who went at the head of the band, Beo. Th. 6242; B. 3125. II. line of battle, forefront Se ord on here acies, Ælfc. Gr. 5; Som. 4, 14. Hí Pantan streám bestódon, Eást-Seaxena ord and se æschere, Byrht. Th. 133, 52; By. 69. Elamitarna ordes wísa, Cd. Th. 121, 3; Gen. 2004. On orde stód Eádweard Edward stood in the forefront of the battle, Byrht. Th. 139, 52; By. 273. III. the beginning, origin, source (applied to persons and things) Se ðe (the devil ) is ord ǽlcere leásunge and yfelnysse, Homl. Th. i. 4, 29. Se leahter (pride ) is ord and ende ǽlces yfeles, ii. 220, 34. Ord moncynnes (Adam ), Cd. Th. 68, 2; Gen. 1111. Dæges ord day-break, 174, 10; Gen. 2876. Sume úre þéningbec onginnaþ on Aduentum Domini; nis ðeáh ðǽr forðý ðæs geáres ord, Homl. Th. i. 98, 27. From orde óþ ende forþ, Elen. Kmbl. 1176; El. 590. Hé folcmǽgþa fruman áweahte, æþelinga ord, ðá hé Adam sceóp, 77, 20; Gen. 1278. Sóna ongeat cyning ord and ende ðæs ðe him ýwed wæs, 225, 30; Dan. 162. Ord onstellan to make a beginning, be the source of, 272, 4; Sat. 114: Bd. 4, 24; S. 597, 21. Ðæt ðín sprǽc hæbbe ǽgðer ge ord ge ende, Past. 49; Swt. 385, 13. [Laym., A. R., O. and N. ord: Orm. ord and ende: O. Sax. O. L. Ger. O. Frs. ord: O. H. Ger. ort angulus, aculeus, acies, initium: Icel. oddr the point of a weapon, head of a troop, leader.]
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