wígbed-þegen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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wígbed-þegen
es; m. A minister of the altar, an ecclesiastic who performs service at the altar Gif weófodþén, ðæt is, biscop oððe mæssepreóst oððe diácon, gewífode ... hí forbudon ǽlc wíflác weófodþénum, L. I. P. 23; Th. ii. 336, 3-13: Wulfst. 270, 21. Gif weófodþén his ágen líf rihtlíce fadige, ðonne sí hé fulles þegnweres wurðe, L. Eth. ix. 28; Th. i. 346, 17. Be gehádedum mannum. Gif weófodþegen manslaga wyrðe, L. C. S. 41; Th. i. 400, 13. Gif man freóndleásne weófodþén mid tihtlan belecge, L. Eth. ix. 22; Th. i. 344, 22: L. C. E. 5; Th. i. 362, 18: L. C. S. 39; Th. i. 398, 25. Weófodþéna mǽðe medemige man for Godes ege, L. Eth. ix. 18; Th. i. 344, 9.
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