pund
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
pund
es; n. A Pound. I. as a weight without reference to money Án uncia stent on feówer and twentig penegum ; twelf síðon twelf penegas beóþ on ánum punde, Anglia viii. 335. 18. Libra is pund on Englisc, Ælfc. Gr. 50, 30; Som. 52, 8. Pund praesorium (pressorium), Wrt. Voc. ii. 118, 25. Maria nam án pund (libram ) deórwyrðre sealfe, Jn. Skt. 12, 3. Ðæt ísen ðe biþ tó þrímfealdum ordále, ðæt wege .iii. pund, and tó ánfaldum án pund, L. Edg. H. 9 ; Th. i. 260, 13. II. as a money-denomination, a. of English money; a pound, 240 pence .xx. scillingas beóþ on ánum punde, and twelf síðon twentig penega byþ án pund, Anglia viii. 306, 35. Gá seó wǽge wulle tó .cxx. p. (tó healfan punde, MS. G.), L. Edg. ii. 8 ; Th, i. 270, 3. b. of other money Ánum hé sealde fif pund (talenta ), Mt. Kmbl. 25, 15, 16, 20, 22. Hé sealde týn pund (mnas ), Lk. 19, 13. Týn þúsend punda decem millia talenta, Mt. Kmbl.18, 24. Pundes libelli, Wrt. Voc. ii. 52, 53: 91, 44. III. as a measure (cf. wæter-pund norma, Wrt. Voc. i. 39, 60) a pint, ' that is, a pound of water is a pint of water, and a pint of water is a pint for all liquids,' Lchdm. ii. 402 Pund eles gewihþ .xii. penegum læsse ðonne pund wætres, and pund ealoþ gewihþ .vi. penegum máre ðonne pund wætres, etc., Lchdm. ii. 298, 16-26. [O. L. Ger. punt : O.Frs. pund : O. H. Ger. pfunt : Goth. Icel. pund. From Latin pondo.]
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