word-cwide
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
word-cwide
es; m. I. a saying, words: — Fyl nú frurnsprǽce, wlitiga ðínne wordcwyde (what thou hast said; ðíne wordcwidas, Exon. Th. 188, 9; Az. 43), Cd. Th. 236, 26 ; Dan. 327. Ne lengde leóda aldor wítegena wordcwyde, 256, 27; Dan. 647. Ðý ðíne wordcwidas weorðan gefelde (ut jitstificeris in sermonibus tuis], ðæt ðú ne wilnast weora ǽniges deáð, ac ðú synfulle simle lǽrdes ðæt. . . . Ps. C. 53. Ðé ða wordcwydas Drihten on sefan sende . . . Ðú eart on móde fród, wís wordcwida. Beo. Th. 3686-3694; B. 1841-1845. Gif hé his word-cwida wealdan meahte if he could talk, Exon. Th. 171, 25; Gú. 1132. Wís on wordcwidum, 294, ii; Crä. 31: Andr. Kmbl. 1104; An. 552. Wuldorcyninges word hleóðrode. . . . Æfter wordcwidum wuldor-cyninges after the words, 2892; An. 1449: Beo. Th. 5499; B. 2753. Uncre wordcwidas what we said to one another. Exon. Th. 472, 16; Rä. 61, 17. Cleopaþ se alda, wriceþ wordcwedas. Cd. Th. 267, 8; Sat. 35. II. speech, language On ðam (Daniel ) Drihtenweard wisse sidne geþanc and wísne wordewide, Cd. Th. 249, 28 ; Dan. 537. Sum mæg searolíce wordcwide wrítan one is a clear writer, Exon. Th. 42, 15 ; Cri. 673. [O. Sax. word-quidi a saying, a speach.]
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