setness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
setness
e; f. I. an ordinance, a regulation, an institution Ðis is seó gerǽdnes ðe Eádulf hæfþ gerád tó setnesse, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 295, 32. Gé forlǽtaþ Godes bebod and healdaþ manna laga (setnesse, Lind.: setnisse, Rush. traditionem ), Mk. Skt. 7, 8, 3, 13. Setnesa, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 15, 2. The word glosses also testimonium, Mt. Kmbl. p. 1, 11: testamentum , p. 2, 5. II. constitution, arrangement From setnisse middangeardes a constitution mundi, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 25, 34. [Heo makeden ane sætnesse . . . þe ælc cheorl eæt his sulche hæfde grið, Laym. 4258. Godess laȝhe & hiss hallȝhe settnesse þeȝȝ didenn fallen dun, & hofenn affterr þeȝȝre wille settnessess, hu mann birrde Godess laȝhe follȝhenu, Orm. 16836-43.] v. á-, fore-, ge-, in-, on-, wið-setness.
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