ramm
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ramm
es (a wk. gen. pl. occurs); m. I. a ram Ramm aries, Wrt. Voc. i. 23, 52. Ram, 78, 46. Rom berbex, ii. 12, 71 : 126, 3. Rommes blód, Cd. Th. 177, 20; Gen. 2932, Geoffra mé ǽnne þríwintre ramm, Gen. 15, 9 : 22, 13. Beorgas wǽron blíðe swá rammas, Ps. Th. 113, 6. Bringaþ him eówra ramma bearn, 28, 1 : Ps. Spl. 65, 14. Twentig rammena arietes viginti, Gen. 32, 14. Rammum gelíce, Ps. Th. 113, 4. II. an instrument for pounding or battering Aries biþ ram betwux sceápum and ram tó wealgeweorce, Ælfc. Gr. 5; Som. 4, 15. Ram tó wurce aries, Wrt. Voc. i. 34, 57. Ram aries, andweorc tó wealle cimentum, wealwyrhta cimentarius, 85, 26-28. Þerscaþ ðone weall mid rammum, Past. 21; Swt. 161, 6. 'Gáþ tó mid rammum'. . . Hé bierþ rammas ymbútan ðæt mód his hiéremonna, ðonne hé him gecýð mid hú scearplícum costungum wé sint ǽghwonon útan behrincgde, and se weall úres mægenes þurhþyrelað mid ðan scearpan ramman (ðǽm scearpan rammum, Cott. MSS.) ðara costunga, Swt. 163, 10-18. [O. H. Ger. ramm aries, vervex.]
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