racu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
racu
e; f. Rack (?), cloud, storm Ic wille ǽhta and ágend eall ácwellan ða beútan beóþ earce bordum ðonne sweart racu (the black clouds that overspread the sky at the Deluge ) stígan onginneþ, Cd. Th. 81, 34; Gen. 1355. [Cf. (?) In rede rudede upon rak rises þe sunne, Gaw. 1695. A rak and a royde wynde rose in hor saile, A myst and a merkenes was meruell to se, Destr. Tr. 1984. Or cf. (?) Icel. raki wet, rakr; adj. wet.]
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