scyte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scyte
es; m. I. shooting Hié fortendun ðæt swíðre breóst foran ðæt hit weaxan ne sceolde ðæt hié hæfden ðý strengran scyte (ne sagittarum jactus inpedirentur ), Ors. 1, 10; Swt. 46, 13. Dryhten dǽleþ sumum wyrp oððe scyte, Exon. Th. 331, 17; Vy. 69. II. a shot, blow Scytum ictibus, Hpt. Gl. 478, 76. III. what is shot or thrown, a javelin, dart Scytas iacula, Lchdm. i. lxix, 9. [He þene scute biberh, Laym. 1461. Mid scute of eien, A. R. 60, 16. Wið þe schute wite heo hire, 62, l. An carpenter that sset the ssute, R. Glouc. 537, 4. O. Frs. sket: O. H. Ger. scuz jactus.] v. on-, under-, út-, wæter-scyte.
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