smǽte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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smǽte
adj. Refined, pure (of gold) Smaete gold obrizum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 115, 11. Smǽte obrizum, 75, 72. Hié wurdan sóna tó ðam golde ðe man háteþ obritsum, ðæt is smǽte gold, Shrn. 32, 21. Smǽte gold ðæt in wylme biþ þurh ofnes fýr eall geclǽnsod, Elen. Kmbl. 2616; El. 1309. Beág on ðam siex hund wæs smǽtes goldes gescyred sceatta. Exon. Th. 324, 8; Vid. 91: Salm. Kmbl. 29; Sal. 15. On smǽtum in obrizum, Hpt. Gl. 449, 10. Hé hét smiðian of smǽtum golde áne lytle róde, Homl. Th. ii. 304, 16: Homl. Skt. i. 2, 113. [Kynehelm of smeate gold, Chr. 1070; Erl. 209, 7. Guldeue jerde alre gold smeatest, Marh. 11, 24.]
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