hlæder
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hlæder
e; f.: hlæddre, an (?). l. hlǽder; e: hlǽdre, an; f. I. a ladder, set of moveable steps (lit. or fig.) Seó hlǽdder (hlǽddra, R. Ben. I. 28, 7) (scala ) tácnað úre líf ... þǽre hlǽdre sídan tácniað líchoman and sáule; on ðǽm twám sídum missenlice stæpas eáðmódnesse sió gelaðung gefæstnode, R. Ben. 23, 9-14. Bið hé þám men gelíc þe árǽrþ sume heáge hlǽddre, and stíhð be þǽre hlǽddre stapum oð hé tó ðǽm ænde becume, and wylle þonne git stígan ufor, Hml. S. 1, 22. Sum heora mid hlǽddre (hlǽdre, v. l. ) wolde unlúcan ǽgðyrl, 32, 205, 212. Hé stód on treówenre hlǽdre (treówene hlǽdran, v. l. in ligneis gradibus ) and gefyllde þá leóhtfatu, Gr. D. 45, 27. Hé (Jacob ) geseah áne hlǽdre standan æt him on eorðan, Past. 101, 18. Hé sceal habban ... hlǽdre, Angl. ix. 263, 8. Lytlum and lytlum stígan stæpmélum swilce hé on sume hlǽdre stíge, and wylle weorðan uppe on sumu sǽclife, Solil. H. 45, 17. II. a set affixed steps in a building, flight of steps, stairs Martinus stáh tó ánre úpflóra. Þá wǽron þǽre hlǽdre stapas áléfede on ǽr and tóburston fǽringa, Hml. S. 31, 602. Sc̃s Petrus cyrice ... on þǽra hlǽddre twá and feówertig stæpena, Angl. xi. 4, 8: 5, 10. Þǽr wæs gewuna þǽm folce ... hié æfter hlǽddrum úp tó ðǽm glæsenum fæte ástigon (cf. þæs folces gewuna is ... þæt hí ... stæpmǽlum tó ðám fæte ástígað, Hml. Th. i. 510, 3),Bl. H. 209, 7. Suǽ suǽ on sume hlǽdre (hlǽdere, v.l. ) stæpmǽlum, oð ðæt hió gestonde on ðǽm solore, Past. 23, 17. v. scip-hlǽder.
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