plóg
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
plóg
es ; m. A plough ; with this meaning the word occurs in Icel. and O. H. Ger., but in A. S. it seems to mean land, a plough of land (cf. Cath. Angl. p. 284 a ploghe of land carrucata. In the Tale of Gamelyn, the knight, bequeathing his estate says :--
' Johan myn eldeste sone shall have plowes fyve,
And my myddeleste sone fyf plowes of lond.'
Plowlond
carrucata, þat a plow may tylle on a day, Prompt. Parv. 405.
In Ælfric's Colloquy the ploughman says : Ǽlce dæg ic sceal erian fulne æcer oððe máre. Pleuch a quantity of land for caring for which one plough suffices, Jamieson's Dict.), the word sulh being used to denote the implement :-- Ic hit (property ) ágnian wille tó ágenre ǽhte, ðæt ðæt ic hæbbe, and nǽfre ðé myntan ne plot ne plóh, ne turf ne toft, ne furh ne fótmǽl, L. O.; Th. i. 184, 6.
[Icel. plógr; m. a plough; plógs-land an acre: O. H. Ger. pfluoc aratrum.]
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