Dere
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Dere
gen. Dera; pl. m. The Deirians, inhabitants of Deira between the rivers Tyne and Humber; Deīri Andswarede him mon and cwæþ ðæt hí Dere nemde wǽron responsum est quod Deīri vocārentur, Bd. 2, 1; S. 501, 21, 22: Homl. Th. ii. 120, 34, 35. Mid ðysses cyninges geornesse ða twá mǽgþa Norþan Hymbra Dere and Beornice on áne sibbe geteáh hujus industria regis Deirōrum et Berniciōrum provinciæ in unam sunt pācem, Bd. 3; 6; S. 528, 30. He wæs vii winter Dera cyning he was king of the Deirians seven years, 3, 14; S. 539, 32. Man gehálgode ii biscopas on his stal, Bosan to Derum, and Eatan to Beornicum two bishops were consecrated in his stead, Bosa to Deira [lit. to the Deirians], and Eata to Bernicia, Chr. 678; Erl. 41, 7. v. Dera mǽgþ.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.