FETER
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.
FETER
fetor, e; f. A FETTER, chain for the feet; compes, pĕdĭca He fédeþ swá on feterum he feeds him thus in fetters, Exon. 88b; Th. 332, 30; Vy. 88: Ps. Th. 78, 11. Án sceal inbindan forstes fetre one shall unbind fetters of frost, Exon. 90a; Th. 338, 9; Gn. Ex. 76. Ic módsefan mínne sceolde feterum sǽlan I must bind my thought in fetters, 76b; Th. 287, 29; Wand. 21: Salm. Kmbl. 141; Sal. 70. [O. Sax. feterós, pl. m: Ger. fesser, f: M. H. Ger. vëzzer, f; O. H. Ger. fëzzera: Icel. fjöturr, m. a fetter of iron.]
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