wíd-cúþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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wíd-cúþ
adj. Widely known, well known, 1. of persons, noted Wídcúþes wíg, Beo. Th. 2088 ; B. 1042. Húnferð, wídcúðne man, 2983; B. 1489. Sume beóþ swíðe æþele and wfdcúþe on heora gebyrdum hunc nobilitas notum facit. Bt. 11. 1; Fox 30, 32. Twégen becómon tó ús, wídcúðe ðurh heora yrmðe, Homl. Th. ii. 30, 30. 2. of things Mid ðý ðe se cyningc gehírde ðæt Apollonius ðone rǽdels swá rihte árǽdde, ðá ondréd hé ðæt hit tó wídcúð wǽre, Ap. Th. 5, 2. Ðæt gesýne wearð, widcúþ werum, ðæt wrecend ðá gyt lifde, Beo. Th. 2516; B. 1256. Wídcúðne weán, 3986; B. 1991.
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