heáfod-bend
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heáfod-bend
es; m. A head-band (v. N. E. D.). 1. a crown bið cyninga þeáw and cásera hí oft habbað gyldenne heáfodbænd ymb heora heáfod, Nap. 15, 20. 2. a band put round the head as punishment Sum mann wæs gebunden onbútan heáfod for his hefigum gylte; sé cóm tó þám hálgan and his swára heáfodbend sóna tóbærst swá hé hine gebæd, Hml. S. 21, 423. [O. H. Ger. houbit-bant corona, diadema, strophium, sertum.]
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