wáse
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wáse
an; f. Ooze, mud, slime Wáse caenum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 103, 2: 13. 35. Cenum, i. luti vorago, vel lutum sub aquis fetidum, i. wáse vel fæn, 130, 75. Wásan ceni (squallentis ceni contagia, Ald. 49), 82, 63: 18, 39. ¶ the word occurs in several charters dealing with land in the north of Berkshire, and seems to refer to a marsh or stagnant piece of water :-- On Wáse; of Wásan (the Ock, the Thames, and Fyfield are mentioned in this charter), Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 466, 17. On Wásan; andlang Wásan (with mention of the Ock and Fyfield), v. 386, 33. Ongeán ða díc ðe scýt tó Wásan ; siððan andlang Wásan (with mention of the Thames and Appleton), 275, 15. Of ðære méde út tó Wásan; of Wásan út tó Eá (with mention of Buckland), 392, 32. Eást tó Wásan (with mention of Sandford), vi. 9, 7. On Wáse; of Wǽse (with mention of the Thames and Cumnor), 84, 24. [William . . . stombled at a nayle, into the waise he tombled, R. Brun. 70, 16. A wase, wayse alga, Cath. Angl. 409, and see note. Alle we byeþ children of one moder, þet is of erþe : and of wose (or v. wós?), Ayenb. 87, 22. As weodes wexen in wose (v. l. muk) and in donge, Piers P. C. 13, 229. Wose, slype of the erthe gluten, bitumen, Prompt. Parv. 532, and see note. O. Frs. wáse mud, slime ; Icel. veisa a pool of stagnant water.] v. wáse-scite.
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