rýmet
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.
rýmet
rýmett, es; n. I. space, extent Seó cyrce mid hire portice mihte fíf hund manna eáðelíce befón on hire rýmette, Homl. Th. i. 508, 14. Ná swylce on eástdǽle synderlíce sý his (God's) wunung ... se ðe ǽghwár is andweard ná þurh rýmyt ðære stówe ac þurh his mægenþrymmes andweardnysse he who is everywhere present, not through the extent of the place in which he dwells, but through the presence of his glory, 262, 9. Eall ðæt rýmet ðe eówer fótswaþu on bestæpþ ic eów forgife omnem locum, quem calcaverit vestigium pedis vestri, vobis tradam, Jos. 1, 3. II. clear space, room (v. rýmetleást) Ðǽr næs nán rýmet on ðam gesthúse, Homl. Th. i. 30, 14. Hit is gedón swá ðú héte, and hér gyt is rýmet æmtig, ii. 376, 9. III. extension, clearance Eádgár mid rýmette (by extending the limits of their property and so removing the claims which interfered with the monasteries standing within a ring fence) gedíhligean hét ða mynstra on Wintanceastre . . . and ðet ásmeágan hét, ðæt nán ðera mynstera ðǽr binnan þurh þet rýmet wið óðrum sace næfde, ac gif óðres mynstres ár on óðres rýmette lége (if the property of one monastery should lie within the part given by the extension to another ) ðæt ðes mynstres ealdor, ðe tó ðam rýmette fénge, ofeode ðæs óðres mynstres áre mid swilcum þingum swylce ðam híréde, ðæ ða áre áhte, gecwéme wǽre, Chart. Th. 231, 2-18. v. Lchdm. iii. 417 on this charter. IV. extension of a person's well-being Ða (certain property) ic gescarode mé sylfum and mínum foregengum and eftyrgengum tó écum rýmete to the furtherance of the eternal well-being of myself and of my predecessors and successors, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. v. 331, 3.
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