for-irþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-irþ
e; f. A headland (heáfod-land, q. v.) in the case of land whose furrows are at right angles to those of the adjacent land [cf. forera (other Latin forms are forertha, -erda, -erdum, v. Philol. Trans. 1898, p. 530), vox agrimensorum, apud quos in agrorum distinctionibus pars ea dicitur quae latus suum alterius fini, fronti seu capiti opponit, Migne] Andlanges ðǽre fyrh tó ánum andheáfdum, tó ánre forierðe, and seó forierð gǽð; intó ðám lande, C. D. v. 153, 21. Andlang herpaðes oð ðǽre foryrðe úpende (cf. oð ðæs furlanges úpende, 418, 23): ðonne ádúne be ðáre foryrðe westeáge, iii. 419, 33. Of ðáre ác on ðá foryrðe eástewerde, 449, 32. v. Seebohm, Vill. Comm. pp. 4-5.
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