wídan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wídan
adv. From (far and) wide, from a distance Hé his witan wídan gesomnod hæfde . . . Ealle ða ðegnas ðe ðǽr wídan gegaderode wǽron, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 315, 9, 36. Óðer sinoð wæs eft óðer healf hund biscopa wídan gesamnod . . . Se feórða sinoð wæs six hund biscopa and .xxx. sacerda swýðe wídan gegaderode, L. Ælfc. P. 26, 28; Th. ii. 374, 7, 22. Ðæt wæs háligdóm se mǽsta of gehwilcum stówum wýdan and sýdan gegaderod, Cod. Dip. B. ii. 389, 23.
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