twín
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
twín
es; n. Linen Tuum (tuuín ?), tuigin, tuín byssum, Txts. 44, 138. Twín, Wrt. Voc. ii. 11, 14. Twiðrǽwen twín (torta byssus ) . . . ðæt geðrǽwene twín, Past. 14; Swt. 87, 18, 42: Swt. 89, 2. Of twi-spunnenum twíne línenum torta bysso, Swt. 83, 23. Mid geedþráwenum twíne cum bysso retorto, Hpt. Gl. 431, 38: Wrt. Voc. ii. 11, 70: Kent. Gl. 1145. Gescrýdd mid twíne (mið linnenom. Lind. bysso ), Lk. Skt. 16, 19. [Later the word is used as in mod. English. A twines (twined, 2nd MS.) þræd. Laym. 14220. Twyne, threede filum torsum vel tortum, Prompt. Parv. 505. Du. twiju twine, twist.] v. twínen.
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