wíf-leás
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wíf-leás
adj. Without a wife, unmarried: — Gif hwylces weres forme wíf bið deád, ðæt hé be leáfe óðer wíf niman móte, and gif hé ða oferbýt, wunige hé á syððan wífleás (coelebs), L. Ecg. P. ii. 20; Th. ii. 190, 3. ] See also next word.
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