sceáþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sceáþ
scǽþ, e; f. A sheath Sceáþ vagina, Wrt. Voc. i. 35, 19: 84, 25. Sweord of sceáþe átugon ða synfullan gladium evaginaverunt peccatores, Ps. Spl. 36, 14: Judth. Thw. 22, 26; Jud. 79. Of scéþe, Byrht. Th. 136, 37; By. 162. Ða sweord on heora sceáðum behýdde wǽron gladii reconduntur in vaginas, Prud. 72 a. Brugdon scealcas of sceáþum scírmǽled swyrd, Judth. Thw. 24, 38; Jud. 230. Scǽþum, Cd. Th. 120, 9; Gen. 1992. Hé áwende his swurd intó ðære sceáþe, Homl. Th. i. 482, 32. On scæáþe (scǽþe, MSS. A. B. C.), Jn. Skt. 18, 11. On hys scǽþe, Mt. Kmbl. 26, 52. [O. Sax. skéðia: O. H. Ger. sceida theca, vagina : Icel. skeiðir; pl. a sheath.]
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