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 gap, notch of ðam feórþan deále eall ðæt seó sǽ his ofseten hæfþ and eall ða sceard ðe heó him on genumen hæfþ subtract from this fourth part (of the earth) all of it that the sea has covered, and all the gaps (bays and creeks) it has taken ; huic quartae, si quantum maria premunt subtraxeris, Bt. 18, 1 ; Fox 62, 13. [Shard a gap remains long in some dialects, v. E. D. S. Pub. Gloss. B. 15, 19 (Wiltshire). O. Frs. skerd a notch, cut, gash : M. H. Ger. Ger. scharte : Icel. skarð a notch, chink, gap.] v. díc-, hær-sceard, and next word.
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