mæc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mæc
adj. Well-matched, equal, agreeable(?) Hár hildering hréman ne þorfte macan (other MSS. mecca, meca, mecga) gemǽnan the grey-haired warrior had no need to boast of well-matched intercourse, i. e. would not boast of being a match for those against whom he fought, and by whom he had been defeated, Chr. 937; Erl. 114, 6; Ædelst. 40. [Prompt. Parv. make or fyte and mete; mak, fyt, esy aptus, conveniens : Icel. makr suitable, easy to deal with.] v. ge-mæc.
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