port-geráfa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
port-geráfa
an ; m. A port-reeve (v. port, II) Portgeréfa oððe burhwita municeps, Wrt. Voc. i. 18, 41. Ðes portgeréfa hic prefectus urbis, Ælfc. Gr. 14; Som. 16, 56. Man cýððe ðam portgeréfan (the case is one of buying in the market at Ephesus ), Homl. Skt. i. 23, 643. Portreeves of London, Canterbury, Bodmin, and Bath are mentioned in the charters, and from the Laws (v. under port, II) it is seen that one of the duties of such officials was to witness all transactions by bargain andd] [Icel. port-greifi.]
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