sceard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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sceard
adj. I. notched, hacked, having gaps or rifts Ic geann Ælmǽre ðæs sceardan swurdes the hacked sword (cf. Icel. með skarða skjöldu with hacked shields), Chart. Th. 561, 1, 23. Tó ðam sceardan beorge (cf. ðone tóbrocenan beorg ðe is tóclofen, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 251, 5), of ðam sceardan beorge tó ðam rúgan hlǽwe. Cod.Dip. B. iii. 170, 2. On sceard hweogl (?), Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 419, 11. Hrófas sind gehrorene . . . scearde scúrbeorge, Exon. Th. 476, 9; Ruin. 5. II. gashed, mutilated Gif eáre sceard weorðe, L. Eth. 42; Th. i. 14, 7: 48; Th. i. 14, 13. III. deprived Hé wæs his mǽga sceard, freónda gefylled on folcstede, beslagen æt sæcce, and his sunu forlét on wælstówe, Chr. 937; Erl. 114, 6. (Cf. Icel. hafa, bera skarðan hlut to get worsted.) [O. Sax. skard: O. Frs. skerde cut, gashed: O. H. Ger. scart; lid-scart murcus; lid-scartí mutilation; scartsam scabrosus: M. H. Ger. schart: Ger. schartig: Icel. skarðr.] v. scirdan, and previous word.
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