bytme
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
bytme
(-ne), byþne, an ; f. I. the keel of a ship Bythne carina, Wrt. Voc. ii. 103, 5. Bytne, 13, 36. Bytme, i. 63, 39. Hí sǽton ufan on þǽm wætre swá swá scipes byðme (bytme déð, v. l. ), þonne hit fleóted on streáme, Mart. H. 118, 20. Hé sæt ofer þǽre bytman þæs scipes, Gr. D. 347, 23. II. the head of a dale. Cf. Icel. botn On byttman díc, C. D. iv. 39, 7. On bitnan burnan, v. 84, 8. On ðǽre dæne bytnan, 78, 12: 137, 35. v. twi-bytme, botm.
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