timber
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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timber
es; n. I. material for constructing a house, ship, etc., timber Æfter siextegum daga ðæs ðe ðæt timber (arbores ) ácorfen wæs, ðǽr wǽron xxx and c scipa gearora, Ors. 4, 6; Swt. 172, 4. Ne sceal cyrcean timber (ligna ecclesiae) tó ǽnigum óðrum weorce, L. Ecg. P. Addit. 16; Th. ii. 234, 16, Ðætte ne meahten godo beón ða ðe monna hondum geworhte wǽron of eorðlícum timbre oðþe of treóm oðþe of stánum deos esse non posse, qui hominum manibus facti essent; dei creandi materiam lignum vel lapidem esse non posse, Bd. 3, 22; M. 224, 15. Ǽrest man ásmeáþ ðæs húses stede, and eác man ðæt timber beheáwþ, Anglia viii. 324, 8: Lchdm. iii. 180, 8. I a. material of which anything is formed :-- Sió lifer is blódes timber and blodes hús and fóstor, Lchdm. ii. 198, 2: 160, 13. II. a structure, building, edifice Heó mid ðǽm tó ðæm timbre (aedificio ) gefæstnad wæs, Bd. 3, 17; S. 544, 31. Tó ðam heofonlícum timbre, 4, 3; S. 567, 12. In timbre in aedificio, Ps. Surt. 101, 8. Seó tíd gewát ofer timber (? tiber, MS.) sceacan middangeardes, Cd. Th. 9, 2; Gen. 135. Huulig timber quales structurae, Mk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 13, 1. Timbra aedificiorum, Ps. Surt. 128, 6. Ða burh manige menn mid heán timbrum frættewodon(augustioribus aedificiis adornarunt ), Bd. 3, 19; S. 547, 24. III. the building of a house, ship, etc. Hé (the sixth day of the moon ) is gód circan on tó timbrane, and eác scipes timber on tó anginnanne, Lchdm. iii. 178, 9. [O. L. Ger. timbar: O. Frs. timber: O. H. Ger. zimbar materia, fabrica, structura, aedificium: Ger. zimmer a chamber, timber: Icel. timbr. Cf. Goth. timreins a building, ga-timrjó a building.] v. an-, and-, boh-, bolt-, fugol-, fyrd- (?), heáh-, heofon-, hróf-, magu-timber; ge-timbru.
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