wígend
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wígend
wíggend, es; m. I. a fighting man, a warrior, soldier Wígend weorðtullost (Beowulf ), Beo. Th. 6189; B. 3099. Ðæm wíggende (Constantine ), Elen. Kmbl. 1964; El. 984. Ðone wíggend (Holofernes ), Judth. Thw. 25, 13; Jud. 258. Wígend cruncon wundum wérige, Byrht. Th. 140, 43; By. 302; Beo. Th. 6279; B. 3144. Wígend unforhte, Cd. Th. 189, 6; Exod.180. Wígend, céne under cumblum, Andr. Kmbl. 2408; An. 1205. Wíggend, Judth. Thw. 22, 20; Jud. 69: 23, 26 ; Jud. 141. Wígendra scolu (Ulysses and his men ), Met. 26, 31. Wíggendra, Andr. Kmbl. 2191 ; An. 1097. Hé ðǽt word ácwæþ tó ðám wíggendum, Judth. Thw. 25, 29; Jud. 283. Wígend weccean, Beo. Th. 6040; B. 3024: Elen. Kmbl. 211; El. 106. II. a noble, strenuous man Se wígend, Nergendes þegen, Mathias, Menol. Fox 49; Men. 24. Ða wígend, cempan coste (St. Andrew and St. Matthew ), Andr. Kmbl. 2108; An. 1055. Wuldres wynn, wígendra þrym, 1774; An. 889. Wígend (St. Andrew's disciples ), 1699; An. 852. Gelǽdde ða wígend (those in the ark) weroda Drihten, Cd. Th. 85, 7 ; Gen. 1411. ¶ in the phrase wígendra hleó a lord, chief :-- Wígendra hleó, freáwine folca (Hrothgar), Beo. Th. 863; B. 429 : (Sigemund), 1803 ; B. 899 : (the Deity), Andr. Kmbl. 1011; An. 506 : (St. Andrew ), 1792 ; An. 898. Ðú eart weoroda God, wígendra hleó, helm alwihta, Exon. Th. 25, 31; Cri. 409. Wíggendra hleó, Eádmund cyning, Chr. 942; Erl. 116, 18. [O. Sax. O. Frs. wígand : O. H. Ger. wígant bellator, pugnator, mars, armatus.] v. burg-, byrn-, gár-, lind-, rand-, sweord-wígend (-wígende).
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