CEÁP
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
CEÁP
es; m. I. cattle; pecus Ðǽm landbúendum is beboden ðæt ealles ðæs ðe him on heora ceápe geweaxe, híg Gode ðone teóðan dǽl agyfen to farmers it is commanded, that of all which increases to them of their cattle, they give the tenth part to God, L. E. 1, 35; Th. ii. 432, 29. Ceápas cattle, Cd. 83; Th. 105, 2; Gen. 1747. His neáhgebúres ceáp his neighbour's cattle, L. In. 40; Th. i. 126, 15. Ceápes cwild murrain of cattle, Chr. 897; Erl. 94, 31. II. as cattle were the chief objects of sale, hence, — Saleable commodities, price, sale, bargain, business, market; pretium, negotium, pactio, venditio, forum Ceápas saleable commodities, goods, Cd. 85; Th. 106, 16; Gen. 1772: 90; Th. 112, 28; Gen. 1877. Deópum ceápe gebohte redeemed us at a great [deep] price, L. C. E. 18; Th. i. 370, 28. Sume wǽron to ceápe gesealde some were sold at a price, Nathan. 8: Gen. 41, 56. Awyrigende ceáp [MS. cep] malignum negotium, Lchdm. iii. 206, 32. Ic gange to ceápe I go to market; veneo, Ælfc. Gr. 32; Som. 36, 23. [Laym. cheap, chep value, purchase: Plat. koop, m: O. Sax. kop, m. purchase, money; O. Frs. káp, m. purchase, sale: Dut. koop, m. bargain: Ger. kauf, m: M. H. Ger. kouf, m. purchase: O. H. Ger. chouf, kouf, m. negotium: Dan. kjöb, n: Swed, köp, n. purchase: Icel. kaup, n. bargain.] DER. land-ceáp, orleg-, searo-.
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