MǼD
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
MǼD
e and we; mǽdwe, an; f. also (?) mǽdwa, an; m. A MEAD, meadow Mǽd pratum, Ælfc. Gl. 57; Som. 67, 75; Wrt. Voc. 38, 1 : 96; Som. 76, 45; Wrt. Voc. 53, 52. xii æcras an westhealfe ðære strǽte and án médwa beneoþan ðæm hliþe xii acres on the west side of the road, and one meadow beneath the hill, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iii. 52, 15. vi æcras mǽde on ða geréfmǽde, 53, 2. xvi gioc ærþelandes and médwe, i. 316, 26. On Wíferþes mǽduan hege to the hedge of Wiferth's meadow, iii. 78, 21. Andlang heges on Eomeres mǽduan (cf. on Eomeres médwa, 405, 24) ; of ðam mǽduan . . . andlang burnan on Hereferþes mǽduan, 78, 6-9. Tó wudumǽdwan; of ðæm mǽdwan, 246, 22. (In the last two passages perhaps the forms are plural as in) Tó ðǽm mǽdwum wið súðan ða mǽdwa, 169, 2-3. [Mid lǽswe and mid mǽdwe, Chr. 777; Erl. 55, 12.] Gelíce and mon mǽd máwe just as one mows a meadow, Ors. 2, 8; Swt. 92, 15. xiiii æceras and ða mǽde ðe ðár tó líþ Ðúnstán gebohte æt Uhtlufe xiiii acres and the meadow pertaining thereto Dunstan bought of Uhtlufu, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. ii. 3, 34. Norþrihte on mǽre mǽde westewearde, iii. 416, 18. Of ðere ealdan díc ðæt on wylihte mǽdwan; of wylihte mǽdwan, 235, 16. On rýdmǽdwan ufewarde, 378, 14. Eahta æceras mǽdwa . . . xii æceras mǽdwa, 4, 12-13. Mǽda prata, Hpt. Gl. 409, 38. Ðeós wyrt biþ cenned on mǽdum this plant is produced in meadows, Herb. 1, 1; Lchdm. i. 70, 2. [Cf. Ger. mähde a meadow.] v. gafol-, geréf-, mór-mǽd; mǽþ.
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