smeáh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
smeáh
smeóh; adj. I. creeping in, penetrating Wið smeógan wyrme, Lchdm. iii. 10, 17. v. smea-wyrm. II. subtle, crafty. [Ðe man is jiep tojenes him seluen; þat is smegh oðer man to bicharren and to biswiken, O. E. Homl. ii. 195, 5. Cf. Two þing ben in þe manne, on his þat clene kinde þat God haueþ þeron broht þureh his smehnesse (wisdom, skill), 205, 19. Smeihliche bicharede, 71, 28. Cf. Icel. í-smeygiligr insinuating.] See smeá-wrenc and other compounds with smeá-, and smeágan, ge-smeáh.
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