Seaxe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
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Seaxe
Seaxan; pl. The Saxons, 1. in connection with England Cómon hí of þrím folcum ðám strangestan Germanie, ðæt [is] of Seaxum and of Angle and of Geátum . . . Of Seaxum, ðæt is of ðam lande ðe mon háteþ Eald-Seaxan, cóman Eást-Seaxan (-Seaxa, -Sexa, Chron. 449) and Súþ-Seaxan (-Sexa, Chron.) and West-Seaxan (-Sexa, Chron.), Bd. 1, 15; S. 483, 20-24. Ðá wǽron Seaxan sécende intingan, S. 483, 36. On Germanie ðanon Engle and Seaxan cumene wǽron, 5, 9; S. 622, 14. Engle and Seaxe, Chr. 937; Erl. 115, 19: Menol. Fox 368; Men. 185. Sexna kyning, 459; Men. 231. Æt Seaxena handa forwurþan, Chr. 605; Erl. 21, 28. Englum and Sexum (Sæxum), 1065; Erl. 196, 30. Ðæt spell ðæt ic áwrát be Angelþeóde and Seaxum, Bd. pref.; S. 471, 10. 2. continental Saxons Ðý ilcan geáre gegadrode micel sciphere on Ald-Seaxum, and dǽr wearþ micel gefeoht . . . and ða Seaxan hæfdun sige, Chr. 885; Erl. 84, 8. Ic wæs mid Seaxum, Exon. Th. 322, 12; Víd. 62. [O. H. Ger. Sahsun: Icel. Saxar. For the connection of Seaxe(-an) with Seax, v. Grmm. Gesch. D. S. c. xxiii.] v. Eald- (Ald-), Eást-, Súþ-, West-Seaxe.
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