hǽþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine, Neuter
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hǽþ
a heath, hǽþ a plant. Take these together, for ' e ; f. ' substitute es; n. m, , and add: I. a heath, a tract of uncultivated, waste land, 1. masc. Andlang ðǽre díc tó ðǽm hǽðe foreweardan . . . ; ðonne westweard ofer ðone hǽð, C. D. iii. 264, 2-4. Úp on ðene hǽð; ofer ðene hǽð, 384, 26. 2. neut. Ofer ðæt hǽð, C. D. iii. 392, 3, 5. On ðæt hǽð westeweard, 427, 33. On ðæt héð westeweard, v. 212, 18. v. mór-hǽþ. II. a plant-name Haeth, haet (cf. haet-colas, 53, 570), hét calomacus (-chuns), calomancus, Txts. 52, 269. Hǽþ colomacus, genesta, Wrt. Voc. ii. 134, 35. Hǽð calomacus, 13, 33. Haeth, haedth, haet thymus, Txts. 102, 1007. Hǽþ timus, Wrt. Voc. i. 285, 68. Hǽð alucurus vel thimus, ii. 10, 38. Hǽþ brogus, 127, 25 : mirica, i. 33, 54. Smeóce mid hǽþe and ylce on wíne drince, Lch. i. 354, 24.the word is found in many compounds, 1. as the first part of words denoting localities, hǽþ-beorh, -burh, dún, -feld, -gára, -hricg, -leáh, -slæd, v. C. D. vi. 293, 294. 2. as part of proper names, v. Txts. 595.
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