teter
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
teter
tetr, es; m. Tetter, a cutaneous disease Teter balsis, Txts. 43, 262: Wrt. Voc. ii. 10, 61: 125, 13: briensis, i. 288, 5. Teter, tetr inpetigo, Txts. 69, 1047: petigo, 85, 1550. Teter, Wrt. Voc. ii. 68, 3. Spryng vel tetr papula vel pustula, Txts. 88, 791. Se hæfþ teter (impetiginem) on his líchoman, se hæfþ on his móde gítsunga . . . Bútan tweón se teter bútan sáre hé ofergǽþ ðone líchoman, and suá ðeáh ðæt lim geunwlitegaþ, Past. 11; Swt. 71, 15-17: Scint. 99, 10, On tetere inpetigine, Wrt. Voc. ii. 46, 27. Wið sceb and wið teter, Lchdm. i. 150, 5: 234, 10. Wið teter, of andwlitan tó dónne, 336, 3. The form tetra, perhaps influenced by lepra which precedes it, also occurs :-- Ðonne becymþ of ðám yflum wǽtum oððe sió hwíte riéfþo þe mon on súþerne lepra hǽt, oþðe tetra, oþþe heáfodhriéfðo, oððe óman, Lchdm. ii. 228, 13. [A tetere serpedo, Wrt. Voc. i. 267, col. 2 (15th cent.). Cf. O. H. Ger. zitaroh impetigo, scabies: Ger. zitteroch; zittermal tetter, ring-worm.]
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