mund-byrd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mund-byrd
e; f. (v. mund, mund-bora). I. protection, patronage, aid Mundbyrd suffragium, Ep. Gl. 24b, 32 : patrocinium, Wrt. Voc. i. 288, 59 : ii. 66, 53 : 116, 3 : Hpt. 497, 59. Hé þancaþ Gode his mundbyrde, ðonne hé hine of hwylcum earfoþum álysed hæfþ, Ps. Th. 17, arg. Se ðe him écean Godes tó mundbyrde miht gestreóneþ qui sperat in Domino, 83, 13: Cd. 83; Th. 105, 14; Gen. 1753. Mundbyrde and fultome presidio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 67, 41. Under mundbyr[d]e sub pretextu, 79, 84: 84, 15. Ic mundbyrd on ðé hæfde tu es meus protector, Ps. Th. 70, 5. Heó funde mundbyrd æt ðam mǽran þeódne, Judth. 9; Thw. 21, 2; Jud. 3 : Andr. Kmbl. 1447; An. 724: Exon.35a; Th. 113, II; Gū. 113. Gif ðú dé tó swá mildum (heathen gods) mundbyrd sécest, 68 a; Th. 252, 29; Jul. 170. Ða mundbyrde (patro-einium) ðæs férendan fæder tó Drihtne, Bd. 5, 22; S. 644, 41. Geornlíce mundbyrde gelýfaþ tó ðære stówe (a church ), Blickl. Homl. 207, 3. Ðæt folc beág tó Eádwearde cyninge and sóhton his friþ and his mundbyrde, Chr. 921; Erl. 108, 2. Ús gehǽl mid mundbyrdum nos salva patrociniis, Hymn. Surt. 111, 44. II. the fine paid for a violation of mund (v. mund, IV. a. b; mund-bryce, II.) Cyninges mundbyrd .L. scillinga, L. Ethb. 8; Th. i. 6, 1: 15; Th. i. 6, 12. Ciricean mundbyrd .L. scill. swá cinges, L. Wíh. 2; Th. i. 36, 17. Scyldig (liable to pay) cyninges mundbyrde, L. Alf. pol. 5 Th. i. 64, 11. Forgylde ðem mæn his mundbyrd (the fine for violating the man's mund by fighting in his house), L. H. E. 14; Th. i. 32, 15 : L. Ath. iv. 4; Th. i. 224, l. [O. Sax. O. L. Ger. mund-burd: O. H. Ger. mundi-burd.]
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