un-ceás
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-ceás
-ceást, es (but ceás and ceást are both fem.) Absence of quarrel, inhostility Se ðe þeóf slihð hé mót áðe gecýðan ðæt hé hine fleóndne for þeóf slóge, and ðæs deádan mǽgas him swerian unceáses (-ceástes, MS. H.) áð the kinsmen of the dead man shall swear to the slayer an oath that they will have no quarrel with him, L. M. 35; Th. i. 124, 8. Cf. the similar phrase in reference to the seizing of a thief: Ða mǽgas him (the captor ) swerian áðas unfǽhða, 28; Th. i. 120, 6.
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