ofer-sewenness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-sewenness
e; f. Contempt; as a legal term, fine for disobedience to authority. The word occurs only in legal documents. In the laws of Henry I it corresponds to ofer-hírness in the Anglo-Saxon laws Habeat episcopus debita transgressionum et poenam delictorum quae nos dicimus ofersegeneisse (quae Anglice dicitur oferisæwenes, ii. 240, 22) et gyltwíte, C. D. vi. 240, 35. v. ofer-seón; II.
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