sucga
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sucga
an; m. The name of a bird. [In later times the word seems to apply to the whitethroat, which is called hazeck (Worcest.) and hay sucker (Devon), and to the hedge-sparrow, isaac or hazock (Worcest.), segge (Devon), E. D. S. Pub., Bird Names, pp. 23, 29. Chaucer uses heysugge (-sogge, -soke) of the sparrow: Thou (the cuckoo) mordrer of the heysugge, Parl. of F. 612. Heges-sugge (q. v.) is used to gloss thee] Sucga, sugga, suca ficetula, Txts. 62, 422. Sucga, Wrt. Voc. ii. 35, 53. Sugga, i. 62, 43. Tó sucgan gráf, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 437, 27. [Sugge, bryd curuca, linosa, Prompt. Parv. 483, col. 2. Halliwell quotes sugge from Palsgrave.]
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