wecg
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wecg
es; m. I. a wedge Waecg cuneus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 105, 70. Wecg, 15, 49: 137, 29. Treówes on óste nægel oððe wecg on tó fæstnigenne ys arboris nodo clauus aut cuneus infigendus est, Scint. 103, 10. II. a mass of metal Ǽlces cynnes wecg vel óra oððe clyna metallum, Wrt. Voc. i. 34, 67. Wecg metallum, massa, Hpt. Gl. 417, 20. Ðætte ðǽr wǽre ðæt héhste gód, ðǽr ðǽr ða gód ealle gegæderode bióþ, swelce hí sién tó ánum wecge gegoten, Bt. 34, 9; Fox 146, 20. Hí behwyrfdon heora áre on sumum gyldenum wecge, and ðone on sǽ áwurpan, Homl. Th. i. 60, 29. Berende on wecga órum, áres and ísernes, leádes and seolfres venis metallorum, aeris, ferri, et plumbi, et argenti faecunda, Bd. 1, 1; S. 473, 23. Seó eorðe is cennende wecga óran terra parens metallorum, Nar. 2, 15. On smǽtum goldórum ł (gold-?) wecgum in obrizum auri metallum, Hpt. Gl. 449, 14. Nis ná Godes wununge on ðám grǽgum stánum, ne on ǽrenum wecgum, Homl. Skt. i. 7, 136. Lǽt ús ámyltan ða sylfrenan godas and eác swylce ða gyldenan, dǽlan siððan wǽdligum ða ámoltenan wæcgas, 5, 234. III. a piece of money Nim ðone ǽrestan fisc . . . ðú finst ǽnne wecg (staterem ) on him, Mt. Kmbl. 17, 27: Homl. Th. i. 512, 4. [O. H. Ger. wecki cuneus: Icel. veggr.]
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