heofon-bígenged
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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heofon-bígenged
heofon-biggenged; adj. Practising the heavenly virtue of chastity. Cf. heofonlic; V. [See also: superni celibes (altered from colitis ) heofenlice bígenge clǽne (superni coeliles (virginitatis) heofenlice bígendce ł clǽne, Hpt. Gl. 436, 26), An. Ox. 1256.] Wé beón éce heofonbígende simus perennes celibes, Hy. S. 36, 32. Heofan-biggende cęlibes, 5, 27. v. bí-geng.
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