heordan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heordan
Substitute: heorde, an ; f. The coarse part of flax, tow, oakum; in pl. hards of flax Of heordan wearpe de sluppe [i. lini] stamine, An. Ox. 3726: Wrt. Voc. ii. 24, 30. (For both see Ald. 51, 23. ) Heordan stuppa, Wrt. Voc. ii. 121, 14. Heordena (altered from heorþena) tendre naptarum fomite (heordan naptarum fomitum), Wrt. Voc. ii. 78, 7 : heordena naptarum, 59, 58. For all three see Ald. 23, 5, An. Ox. 1649. Heorþena stupparum, 3292. [v. N. E. D. hards.]
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