sulh-ælmesse
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sulh-ælmesse
an; f. Plough-alms, a contribution of one penny to be paid for every sulh, v. sulh, II. It is first mentioned in the laws of Edward and Guthrum, and its payment is enjoined in those of succeeding kings. It was to be paid within fifteen days after Easter, or a penalty was incurred Sulhælmsesse húru fífiéne niht ofer Eástran, L. C. E. 8; Th. i. 366, 3. Gif hwá sulhælmyssan ne sylle, gylde lahslit mid Denum, wíte mid Englum, L. E. G. 6; Th. i. 170, 5: L. Ath. i. prm.; Th. i. 196, 10. Wé bebeódaþ ... sulhælmessan, and gif hit hwá dón nelle, sý hé ámánsumod, L. Edm. E. 2; Th. i. 244, 17. Gelǽste man sulhælmessan ðonne .xv. niht beón onufan Eástran, L. Edg. i. 2; Th. i. 262, 17: L. Eth. v. 11; Th. i. 306, 31: vi. 16; Th. i. 318, 30. Sulhælmessan gebyreþ ðæt man gelǽste be wíte ǽghwylce geáre ðonne .xv. niht beóþ ágán ofer Eástertíd, ix. 12; Th. i. 342, 31. Suluhælmessan, Shrn. 208, 29.
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