seáw
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
seáw
es; n. Juice, moisture, humour Genim túncersan . . . dó in ða nosu dæt se stenc mǽge on ðæt heáfod and ðæt seáw, Lchdm. ii. 22, 14. Genim cileþoniam seáwes cucler fulne, 28, 2. Ys sǽd ðæt se earn wylle mid ðam seáwe (of wood lettuce ) his eágan hreppan and wǽtan, i. 128, 12. Seáw ius, 80, 13: 128, 18. Ðæt seáw sele on cuclere súpan, ii. 120, 19. Gemeng wið huniges seáw mix with pure honey, 30, 7. Feallan lǽtaþ seáw of bósme, wǽtan of wombe, Exon. Th. 385, 20; Rä. 4, 47. Seá sucum, Txts. 182, 83. Cumaþ ða ádla on [of?] yflum seáwum, Lchdm. ii. 176, 5. [Used later of food. With diverse spieces The flesh. . . She taketh and maketh thereof a sewe, Gow. ii. 325, 4, Seew, Wick. Gen. 27, 4. I wol nat tellen of her strange sewes, Chauc. Sq. T. 67. Sew cepulatam, Wülck. Gl. 572, 9: Prompt. Parv. 454. O. H. Ger. sou; n. succus, venenum, alimentum: cf. Icel. söggr dank, wet: saggi; m. moistness.] v. liþ-, plúm-seáw; ge-seáw; adj.
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