grǽfe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
grǽfe
an; f.: grǽfa, an; m. (? v. mearc-grǽfa.) I. a thicket, copse Ðis syndon ðá gemǽru. Ǽrest grǽfan hrycg se wudu tó dúnhám styde, C. D. iii. 388, 29. Úp on ðá blacan grǽfan; of ðǽre grǽfan, v. 339, 7: ii. 172, 29. On hincstes gréfan; of hincstęs grǽfan (but gráfan, C. D. B. iii. 655, 13), iii. 134, 27. On grǽfan, Cht. Crw. 4, 2. Þǽm gehilmdum grǽfum frondosis dumis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 93, 76: 37, 37. Geþúfum grǽfum, 151, 22. Þurh grǽfan per dumos, 89, 44. ¶ in place-names :-- Æt Brémes gréfan, C. D. i. 222, 22. Brémes graefan, 227, 32. II. brushwood Sixtiga fóðra wuda, and twælf fóður grǽfan, and sex fóður gearda, Chr. 852; P. 65, 25. [v. N. E. D. greave.] v. gor-grǽfe, þorn-grǽfe, wír-grǽfe; grǽf, gráf, gráfa.
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