wǽge
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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wǽge
(see also wǽg), an; f. I. a weight, a. as a general term Byrðen oððe wǽge pondus, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 32; Zup. 58, 17. Hæbbe ǽlc man rihte wǽgan and rihte gemetu pondus habebis justum et verum et modius aequalis et verus erit tibi, Deut. 25, 15. b. as a definite weight, a wey Gá seó wǽge (wǽg, MS. G.) wulle tó .cxx. , and nán man hig ná undeóror ne sylle, L. Edg. ii. 8; Th. i. 270, 3. II. an implement for weighing, a balance, scale Ðeós wǽge oððe scalu lanx, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 73; Zup. 73, 10. Wǽge trutina, 36; Zup. 215, 18: statera, Scint. 81, 12: 110, 12. Libra, ðæt is pund oððe wǽge, Lchdm. iii. 246, 1. Gelícere wǽgan in equilibrium, 234, 5: 238, 26. Ǽlc ðæra ðinga ðe man wihð on wǽgan, Ælfc. Gr. 13; Zup. 84, 3. Áwegene on ánre wǽgan, Homl. Th. ii. 454, 23: 436, 12. On wǽgum (wégum, Ps. Surt. Spl.) in stateris, Ps. Lamb. 61, 10. v. efen-wǽge.
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