reáfere
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.
reáfere
es; m. A reaver, robber, spoiler Reáfere raptor vel praedo, vel spoliator, Wrt. Voc. i. 47, 49 : raptor, 76, 8 : agressor, 19, 7. Hreáfere praedo, raptor, Hpt. Gl. 501, 34. Gif hwilc þeóf oððe reáfere gesóhte ðone cyning, ðæt hé hæbbe nigon nihta fyrst, L. Ath. iv. 4; Th. i. 222, 26. Ueriatus wæs micel þeófmon and on ðære stalunge hé wearð reáfere Viriathus latro, primum infestando vias, deinde vastando provincias, Ors. 5, 2; Swt. 216, 8. Git ðú on hwilcum men ongitst ðæt hé byþ gítsere and reáfere, ne scealt ðú hine ná hátan man, ac wulf, Bt. 37, 4; Fox 192, 15. Ne sǽde ðæt godspel ðæt se ríca (Dives in the parable ) reáfere wǽre, ac wæs uncystig, Homl. Th. i. 328, 18. Scyld sceal cempan, sceaft reáfere, Exon. Th. 341, 23; Gn. Ex. 130. Ic ne eom swylce óðre men, reáferas (raptores ), Lk. Skt. 18, 11. Rýperas and reáferas and ðás woruldstrúderas, L. I. P. 2; Th. ii. 304, 19 : Wulfst. 165, 35 : L. C. S. 7; Th. i. 380, 5. [O. E. Homl. reaferes, reveres; pl. : A. R. reavares : Laym. ræveres : Piers P. reveres : O. H. Ger. roubari raptor, predo : Ger. räuber : Icel. raufari, reyfari.]
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