wíte-þeów
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wíte-þeów
es; m. One who had been condemned to slavery for crime, or from inability to pay the fines incurred for violation of the law. For cases which involved loss of freedom, v. þeów. 1. literal Gif hwelc man biþ wíteþeów (or adj. ? v. next word) níwan geþeówad, L. In. 48 ; Th. i. 132, 7. 2. figurative, one in hell Bring ús hǽlo líf wérigum wíteþeówum, Exon. Th. 10, 12; Cri. 151.
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