mægen-cræft
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mægen-cræft
es; m. Main force, great power or might, mighty power: — Mægencræft ðe him meotud engla forgiefen hæfde the power which the Lord of angels had given him, Exon. 49 a; Th. 170, 1; Gú. 1105. Is ðæt mægencræft micel móda gehwylces ofer líchoman (cf. hit is micel cræft ðæs módes for ðone líchoman, Bt. 38, 1; Fox 196, 10), Bt. Met. Fox 26, 209; Met. 26, 105. Ðæt hé þrittiges manna mægencræft on his mundgripe hæbbe, Beo. Th. 765; B. 380. Mircne mægencræft, Exon. 26b; Th. 78, 26; Cri. 1280. [O. Sax. megin-kraft: O. L. Ger. megin-craft majestas: O. H. Ger. magan-kraft majestas.]
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