sifeþa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sifeþa
seofoþa ; pl. f. : but also sifeþa, an ; m. I. siftings, bran, chaff Sifeþa furfur, Wrt. Voc. i. 67, 49 : acus, 83, 19. Sifiþan, siuida furfures, Txts. 65, 940. Syfeþa, Wrt. Voc. ii. 38, 75. Swá swá mon melo sift ; ðæt melo þurhcrýpþ ǽlc þyrel and ða siofoþa (syfeþa, Cott. MS.) weorþaþ ásyndred. Bt. 34, 11 ; Fox 152, 3. Genim ðysse wyrte sǽd on ele gesodene and mid syfeþon gemencged, Lchdm. i. 282, 1. Dó seofoþa on sealt wæter, ii. 262, 13. Riges seofoþa, 48, 20. Oferwylle on ðam selfan ecede sifeþan, 250, 23. II. useless seeds, tares Áta ł sifþa ł unwæstm zizania, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 13, 38. Sifþe, 13, 25. Sifþena zizaniorum, p. 17, 5. [Syvedys or brynne or palyys furfur, Prompt. Parv. 457.]
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