scearpe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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scearpe
an; f. A scarification Ásleah áne scearpan on ðam dolge, Lchdm. ii. 142, 21: 144, 6. Stande on heáfde, ásleá him mon fela scearpena on ðám scancan, ðonne gewít út ðæt átter þurh ða scearpan, 154, 2-4. Wið onfealle: genim hæslenne sticcan oððe ellenne, wrít ðínne naman on, ásleah þrý scearpan on, gefylle mid ðý blóde ðone naman, weorp ofer eaxle oððe betweoh þeóh on yrnende wæter . . . Ða scearpan ásleá, and ðæt eall swígende gedó, 104, 6-11: 84, 4: 100, 4: 126, 21: 130, 10.
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