scorf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scorf
sceorf, scurf, scruf, es ; m. (?) Scurf Hyt áfeormaþ ðone leahtor ðe Grécas hostopyturas hátaþ, ðæt ys scurf ðæs heáfdes, Lchdm. i. 322, 16. Wið scurfe and nebcorne, 68, 10. Wið heáfodsár, ðæt ys wið scurf, 116, 23. Wið scruf (scurf. MSS. H. B.) and wið sceb, 316, 22. Wið scurfum, 356, 23. Swá mycel hreófla and sceorfa on his heáfde hæfde ðæt him nǽfre nǽnig feax on ðam uferan dǽle ðæs heáfdes ácenned beón mihte scabiem tantam ac furfures habebat in capite, ut nil unquam capillorum ei in superiore parte capitis nasci valeret. Bd. 5, 2 ; S. 614, 44. [Scrofe or scalle glabra, Wrt. Voc. 179, 9. Scurf of scabbys squama, scurfe of metel scorium, Prompt. Parv. 451. O. H. Ger. scorf scabies : Ger. schorf ; m.: Icel. skurfur ; f. pl.]
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