wed-bróðer
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wed-bróðer
m. One who is pledged to act as a brother to another, a confederate Ða luuede Wulfere hit swíðe for his bróðer luuen Peada, and for his wedbróðeres luueu Oswí, Chr. 656 ; Erl. 30, 1. Cóman bégen ða cyningas tógædre and wurdon feólagan and wedbróðra, and ðæt gefæstuadan ǽgðer mid wedde and eác mid áðan, 1016; Th. i. 284, 1, col, 1. [Send after mine sune Octa, and æfter Ebissa his wedbroðer, Laym. 14469. Icel. veð-bróðir. Cf. eið-broðir.]
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