wed-lác
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wed-lác
es; n. I. a pledge, security Wed vel wedlác arra*-*bona vel arrabo, Wrt. Voc. i. 20, 7. Wedlác arrabo, 50, 31. II. in reference to marriage, v. weddian, II, wedlock, espousals Wedlác wiðsacende pacta sponsalia refutans, Hpt. Gl. 498, 44. [The latter is the usual sense in Middle English Under wedlac iboren, Laym. 395. Bute one ine wedlake, A. R. 206, 14. Wass soþ weddlac haldenu, Orm. 2499. I lele wedlayk born, Pr. C. 8261. Heo þat her wedlac brekeþ, Misc. 150, 105. Þei wrouȝt wedlokes aȝein goddis wille, Piers P. 9, 152. Wedlok matrimonium. Prompt. Parv. 520. Wedloke maritagium, Wulck. Gl. 595, 5.]
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