wróht-stafas
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.
wróht-stafas
pl. m. Accusations Ic eom fáh and freóndleás, gén ic findan ne can þurh wróhtstafas wiðercyr wið ðam I am proscribed and friendless; still I can by accusations (cf. w. 1813-1830, where the devil complains of unfair treatment (nis ðæt fæger síð)) devise no resistance to my fate ; i. e, complaints are useless, Elen. Kmbl. 1848 ; El. 926.
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