sǽd-leáp
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sǽd-leáp
es; m. A basket or other vessel of wood carried on one arm of the husbandman, to bear the seed which he sows with the other, a seed-leap (Essex), seed-lip (Oxford). v. E. D. S. Pub. B. 18; also seed-lop, v. Old Country and Farming words, iii. Hopur or a seed lepe satorium, saticulum, Prompt. Parv. 246. A sedlepe saticulum, Wülck. Gl. 609, 28: semilio, 611, 11 Sǽdleáp, Anglia ix. 264, 13. [Ðæt acersǽd hwǽte, ðæt is twegen sédlǽpes, and ðæt bærlíc, ðæt is þré sédlǽpas, and ðæt acersǽd áten, ðæt is feówer sédlǽpas, Chr. 1124; Erl. 252, 34-36. In the note on this passage seed-lip is said to be still used in Somersetshire.] v. leáp.
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