scír-geréfa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scír-geréfa
an; m. A shire-reeve, sheriff', 'the judicial president of a shire.' v. Stubbs' Const. Hist. i. 113 ; Kemble's Saxons in England, bk. ii. c. v. The word glosses preses in Wrt. Voc. i. 18, 11. 1. of a secular official, v. scír, III. Ælfnóþ scírgeréfa, Chr. 1056; Erl. 190, 29. Án scíregemót sæt æt Ægelnðþes stáne . . . ðǽr wæs Bryning scírgeréfa, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iv. 54, 14. On Æðelwines scíregeréfan gewitnesse, 10, 27. 2. of an ecclesiastic, v. scir, IV. Ðonne sceall Cristes scírgeréfan (the bishop) ðæt witan, and ymbe ðæt dihtan and déman, swá swá béc tǽcan, L. I. P. 25; Th. ii. 340, 8.
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