sǽ-mann
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sǽ-mann
es; m. I. a seaman, one who journeys by sea Sǽmen æfter fóron flódwege, Cd. Th. 184, 11; Exod. 105, Sǽmanna síð, 208, 4; Exod. 478. Gáras, sǽmanna searo, Beo. Th. 663; B. 329. Hé sǽmannum onsacan mihte, 5900; B. 2954. Sigel sǽinannun. symble byþ on hihte, Runic pm. Kmbl. 342, 15; Rún. 16, II. when English affairs are referred to the word is used of the Scandinavians Wálá ðære woruldscame ðe nú habbaþ Engle. Oft twegen sǽmen oððe þrý drífaþ ða dráfe cristenra manna fram sǽtð tó sǽ, Wulfst. 163, 5. sendon tó ðé sǽmen snelle, Byrht. Th. 132, 41; By. 29. Gif ðú wille syllan sǽmannum feoh, 132, 58; By. 38. Hé his sincgyfan on ðám sǽmannum wrec, 139, 63; By. 278. [Icel. sjó-maðr a seaman, mariner.]
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