tang
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tang
e; tange, an; f. A pair of tongs Tang forceps, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 55; Zup. 67, 3: Wrt. Voc. i. 286, 78: ii. 33, 36: delebra, 138, 62. Tong forceps, 109, 6. Tange forceps, i. 86, 19. Tange forcipis, ii. i3, 35. Tangan, tange, Hpt. Gl. 417, 74. Ic hopige ðæt cherubin mid his gyldenan tange spearcan tó mínre tungan gebringan, Anglia viii. 325 , 31. Tangan forcipes, Wülck. Gl. 241, 35 (omitted by Wright). Hí woldon mé glæccan mid heora byrnendum tangum, Homl. Th. ii. 352, 1, 5. Hí fýrene tangan him on handa hæfdon, Bd. 5, 12; S. 628, 42. [O. L. Ger. tanga forceps: Du. tang: O. H. Ger. zanga: Icel. töng.] v. fýrtang, Anglia ix. 263, 9, mǽl-tange, ísen-tanga (read -tange. v. Ælfc. Gr. Zup. 314, 9).
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