spyrd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
spyrd
es; m. The word glosses stadium 1. with the meaning a course Ða ðe in spyrde iornaþ qui in stadio currunt, Rtl. 5, 33. 2. with the meaning a measure of distance Swelce spyrdas fífténe (spyrdum fífténum, Lind.) quasi stadiis quindecim, Jn. Skt. Rush. 11, 18. Swelce spyrdo fífe and twoegentig quasi stadia .xxv., 6, 19. Ðara spyrda stadiorum, Lk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 24, 13. In all these passages the West-Saxon uses furlang. [Goth. spaurds 1. a course; 2. a distance: O. H. Ger. spurt stadium.]
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