fore-weard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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fore-weard
adj. Add: fore-part of (noun in agreement). 1. local Foreweard scip prorostris, Wrt. Voc. ii. 68, 47. On foreweardre þisse béc principio libelli, Ors. 6, 1; S. 252, 1. Mid forewearde orde stingan ex mucrone percutere, Past. 297, 11. Mid þrím fingrum foreweardum geniman to take with the tips of three fingers, Lch. ii. 180, 21. 2. temporal Ne sceal mon þisne drincan sellan on foreweardne þone ece and þá ádle, ac ymb fela nihta, Lch. ii. 256, 18. On forewearde þá ádle, 260, 16: 22, 1. On foreweardne sumor, Chr. 918; P. 96, 35. ¶ substantive use. v. æfte-weard :-- Swá wé ǽr on foreweardan þysse race rehton, Hml. S. 23, 790. Malchus eóde on foreweardan (in front ) in tó his geféran, and se bisceop æfter him inn eóde, 752. On ǽlces mannes tungan Crístes nama is ǽfre on foreweardan, 536. On forwerdum in fronte, i. in facie, An. Ox. 772. ¶ in the Northern specimens the prefix for- is used :-- Onginneð forwueard incipit capitula, Mt. p. 13, 13. Foruard initium, Rtl. 174, 31. Forueard ł frum̄a principium, 38, 7. Forwuard, Mt. p. 12, 12. Ðæs forueardes principii, Mk. p. 1, 8. Of forueard ex principio, p. 5, 4: Lk. p. 2, 7. Foruearde capitulo, Mt. p. 11, 17. In foruuard in fronte, p. 12, 2. Ðá foruearda ł ðá fruma principia, p. 12, 10. v. for-weard in Dict.
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