slege
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.
slege
slæge, es; m. I. a stroke, blow Mé and míne geféran mid ánum slege (iclu) hé (the whale) mæg besencan. Coll. Monast. Th. 24, 33. Gif hine mon geyflige mid slege oððe mid bende, L. Alf. pol. 2; Th. i. 62, 3, Geswell ðe wyrð of fylle oððe of slege, Lchdm. ii. 6, 28. His eáge wand út mid ðam slæge, Homl. Skt. i. 4, 143. Slægum ictibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 47, 54. Of wundum oððe of sníþingum oððe of slegum, Lchdm. ii. 82, 23. II. of a serpent's sting, cf. sleán, III. Wið nædran slege, Lchdm. ii. 10, 21: no, 22. III. a striking, beating, a. scourging Seó sunsciéne slege þrowade, Exon. Th. 256, 10 ; Jul. 229. þéh ðú þolie synnigra slege though thou suffer scourging at the hands of sinners, Andr. Kmbl. 1911; An. 958. b. stamping, coining, v. mynet-slege, sleán, II a. c. clashing, collision, v. sleán, VI a Slæge conlisio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 105, 27. Slege, 15, 29. Slægum contunsionibus, 24, 43. Slegum, 20, 32. IV. a crash, clap of thunder, cf. Ger. donner-schlag Ðǽr com swylce þunres slege, Nicod. 24; Thw. 13, 4. Hreám swá hlúd swá þunres slege, 27; Thw. 15, 5. [Wæs swyðe mycel lihtinge and ungemetlice slæge ðæræfter, Chr. 1118 ; Erl. 246, 40.] V. a fatal stroke, slaying, slaughter, death (by violence. On the difference between slege and morþor see Grmm. R. A. 625) Ðæra cildra slege (the murder of the innocents), Homl. Th. i. 80, 28. Hú nyt is ðé mín slæge quae utilitas in sanguine meo, Ps. Th. 29, 8. Nú is ǽghwonon yfel and slege, Blickl. Homl. 115, 16. Gif mon twýhyndne mon mid hló ðe ofsleá, gielde se ðæs sleges andetta sié . . . , L. Alf. pol. 29; Th. i. 80, 7. For geclǽnsunge his unrihtes slæges ob castigationem necis ejus injustae, Bd. 3, 24; S. 557, 25. Æfter Pendan slæge post occisionem Pendan, S. 557, 30. Æfter his slæge (interfectionem), 3, 9; S. 533, 30. On Urias slege (slæge, Hatt. MS. ), Past. 3; Swt. 34, 23. Be elþiódies monnes slege. Gif mon elþeódigne ofsleá, L. In. 23 ; Th. i. 116, 13. Mid his bróðor slege parricidio, Ors. 2, 2 ; Swt. 64, 23. Hé tihte ðæt folc to dæs Hǽlendes slege, Homl. Th. i. 292, 6: 216, 15. He is gelád tó slege swá swá scép, ii. 16, 20. Hí heora swuran gearcodon sylfwylles tó slege they voluntarily prepared their necks for the fatal stroke, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 47. Mid micelre gnornunge ymb ðæs cyninges slege. Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 76, 23. þurh ðæs hyrdes slege byþ seó heord tðdrǽfed. Mt. Kmbl. 26, 31. VI. a defeat, loss inflicted on an army; clades Ðæt tácen núgiet cúþ is on ðære eá noman ðæs consules sleges Fauiuses testatur hanc Fabii cladem Allia, sicut Cremera Fabiorum, Ors. 2, 8; Swt. 92, 17. Crist him gefylste to his feónda slege (cf. hí álédon heora fýnd, 96, 22), A. S. Rdr. 95, 13. VII. metaph. a stroke of affliction, punishment, disease, etc. v. sleán, VIII Ǽr ðan ðe se fǽrlíca slege (the pestilence) ús ástrecce, Homl. Th. ii. 124, 21. VIII. an instrument for striking (or to be put with the next word?), a. a slay Slege percussorium (the word occurs among terms connected with weaving). Wrt. Voc. i. 59, 44. v. sleahe. b. a plectrum [v. Hearp-slege plectro, Engl. Stud. xi. 64] . [Goth. slahs a stroke, blow: O. Sax. slegi slaying: O. Frs. slei: O. H. Ger. slag plaga, ictus, tusio, percussio: Icel. slagr a blow, defeat; cf. also slag; n. a blow; a defeat, slaughter, loss; a stroke of apoplexy.] v. bróðor-, deáþ-, dolg-, eár-, gegn-, hearm-, hearp-, hleór-, morþor-, mynet-, on-, sár-, sweord-, þeóf-slege(-slæge).
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