sǽ-lád
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sǽ-lád
a course or way on the sea Wé on sǽláde (in our course ) brecaþ ofer bæðweg, Andr. Kmbl. 1022; An. 511. Hie on sǽláde wíf tó Denum feredon they on the watery way took the woman to Denmark, Beo. Th. 2319; B. 1157. Hé tó gyrnwræce swíðor þohte ðonne tó sǽláde his thoughts were turned rather to vengeance effected by wiles than to taking his way over the sea, 2283; B. 1139. [Cf. Icel. sjó-leiði a seaway; sjó-leiðis by sea.]
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