gedwǽs-mann
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gedwǽs-mann
es; m. A silly, foolish person Secgað sume gedwæsmenn þæt sum orfcyn sý þe man bletsigan ne sceole, and cweðað þæt hí þurh bletsunge misfarað and ðurh wyrigunge geðeóð, Hml. Th. i. 100, 29. Ús sceamað tó secgenne ealle ðá sceandlican wiglunga þe gedwæsmenn (sotmen, v.l.) gedrífað . . . þonne hí hwæt onginnað, Hml. S. 17, 101.
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