sceard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sceard
es ; n. A shard, sherd, pot-sherd, tile Scearda testarum, Germ. 398, 257. [Gower uses sherd for the scale of a dragon, ' a dragon whose scherdes schinen as the sonne,' iii. 68, 5: and in Shakspere shard; denotes a beetle's hard wing-case, v. Nares' Glossary. M. H. Ger. scharte a sherd : Ger. scharte.] v. croc-sceard ; scirden.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.