þæc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þæc
es; n. I. a roof Ðá geségon hí ðone hræfn ða glofe teran uppe on ánes húses þæce ... Wilfrið mid gyrde of ðæs húses hrófe ða glofe gerǽhte, Guthl. 11; Gdwin. 54, 16-22 : Ps. Th. 128, 4. Gé þearfum forwyrndon, ðæt hí under eówrum þæce mósten in gebúgan, Exon. Th. 92, 6; Cri. 1504. Se ðe on þæce siǽ qui in tecto, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 24, 17. Hé mycelne aad gesomnode on beámum and on ræftrum and on wágum and on watelum and on ðacum advexit plurimam congeriem trabium, tignorum, parietum, virgeorum, et tecti fenei, Bd. 3, 16; S. 542, 23. Bodigaþ on þacum praedicate super tecta, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 10, 27. Nam ic wyrðe ðæt ðú gá under þacu mínne (sub tectum meum ), 8, 8. II. the material of which a roof is composed, thatch Ðæs húses hróf wæs mid ðæce beþæht culmen domus erat foeno tectum, Bd. 3, 10; S. 534, 32. Ða tær ðæt hors ðæt ðæc of ðære cytan hrófe, Homl. Th. ii. 136, 16. [Chauc. thacke (in houses of thacke) thatch : Prompt. Parv. thak for howsys sartatectum : tectura, tegimen, Wrt. Voc. i. 237, col. 1. O. H. Ger. dah tectum, opertorium : Ger. dach : Icel. þak roof.] v. fen-þæc; þaca.
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