spring
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
spring
spryng, es; m. (but eá-spring; n. ) I. a source of water Spring casta (castalia? ), Wrt. Voc. ii. 129, 31. Æt ðæs wæteres sprynge, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 389, 7. [Prompt. Parv. sprynge scaturigo, scatebra: O. L. Ger. gi-spring fons: O. Sax. aho-spring: O. H. Ger. ur-spring fons.] v. ǽ-, eá-, ge-, will-spring. II. a springing, rising, spring in day- spring, v. up-spring. III. what springs up or from. [Sprynge of a tre or plante, springe or yonge tre planta, plantula, Prompt. Parv. 470.] v. of-spring. IV. as a medical term, 1. an ulcer, a sore, pustule Spryng carbunculus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 102, 46: 13, 11: papula, 116, 22. Carbunculus spring vel angset vel pustula, i. 19, 19. Tó sealfe wið springe, Lchdm. ii. 80, 8. Wið ðæt man wille spring on gesittan, i. 2, 19. Láðlíc biþ ðæs hreóflian líc mid menigfealdum springum and geswelle, Homl. Th. i. 122, 22: 336, 33. Wið uncúðe springas ðe on líchoman ácennede beóþ, Lchdm. i. 150, 14. Springas (sprincas, MS. B.), 262, 10. [Cf. O. H. Ger. gesprinc pustula.] v. fǽr-, wen-, wund-spring. 2. a flux Wið ðæs magan springe, ii. 190, 16 (where see note): 192, 12. 3. a squirting, sprinkling Mon sceal ǽr mid wearmum springum and háte wætre beþian and þweán ða stówe, 202, 21. Mid spryngum, 206, 17: 208, 14.
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