regol-weard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
regol-weard
es; m. The guardian of a rule, 1. an authority in the matter of the observance of a rule (v. regol, I) Se circul ðe ys gecíged none aprilis, hé sceal mid his ealdorscipe ealle ða óðre gerihtan and gereccan, ðæs ðe ða regolweardas (those who state with authority what the rule or rules on the point may be ) ús héton secgan, Anglia viii. 329, 8. 2. One who sees that a rule (v. regol, III) is observed, a provost, v. práfost Ðæs mynstres práfost and reogolweard wæs in ða tíd Boisel ... Æfter ðon ... wæs Cúþberht ðæs ylcan mynstres regolweard geworden cui tempore illo praepositus Boisil fuit . . . Postquam Cudberct eidem monasterio factus praepositus, Bd. 4, 27; S. 603, 37-43. Se ylca Bosel wæs reogolweard ðæs mynstres on Mailros under Eatan ðam Abbude idem Boisil praepositus monasterii Mailrosensis sub Abbate Eata, 5, 9; S. 622, 29. Ond ðás forecuædenan suǽsenda all ágefe mon ðæm reogolwarde, and hé brytniæ swǽ hígum mǽst réd síe, Chart. Th. 460, 37. Se reogolweord, 460, 16. 3. a ruler Sum reiglword (regoloword, Rush.) quidam regulus, Jn. Skt. Lind. 4, 46. Se reglword regulus, 4, 49.
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