wed-bryce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wed-bryce
, es; m. Breach of a pledge or engagement Gif hé ðæs weddie, ðe hym riht sý tó gelǽstanne, and ðæt áleóge . . . béte ðone wedbryce swá him his scrift scrífe, L. Alf. pol. 1; Th. i. 60, 6-21. Eác syndan wide þurh áðbrycas and ðurh wedbrycas and ðurh mistlíce leásunga forloren and forlogen má ðonne scolde, Wulfst. 164, 7. Wed*-*bricas, 130, 6. [Cf. With wedbrek cum adulteris, Ps. 49, 18.]
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