oxan-hirde
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
oxan-hirde
es; m. An oxherd Eálá, oxanhvrde, hwæt wyrcst þú? Micel ic gedeorfe; þænne se yrþlingc unscenþ þá oxan, ic lǽde hig tó lǽse, and ealle niht ic stande ofer hig waciende for þeófan, and eft on ǽrnemergen ic betǽce hig þám yrþlincge wel gefylde and gewæterode, Coll. M. 20, 23-31. Be oxanhyrde. Oxanhyrde mót lǽswian .ii. oxan oððe má mid hláfordes heorde on gemǽnre lǽse . . . and his metecú mót gán mid hláfordes oxau, Ll. Th. i. 438, 12-16. Oxanhyrdas bubulcos (-as, MS.). oxanhyrde bubulcus, Hpt. 33, 238, 4-5: An. Ox. 23, 32.
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