portic
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
portic
es ; m. I. a porch, covered entrance, portico Portic porticus, Ælfc. Gr. 11 ; Som. 15, 22 : Wrt. Voc. i. 58, 2. Se mere hæfþ fíf porticas. On ðám porticon læg mycel menigeo geádludra, Jn. Skt. 5, 2-3. II. an enclosed place, a place roofed in Sinewealt cleofa vel portic absida, lytle porticas cancelli, Wrt. Voc. i. 58, 34, 37. Ic Eádwine munek læi innan mínan portice (cell ) anbútan nóntíde, Chart. Th. 321, 31. Portic abscidam (absidam), Wrt. Voc. ii. 97, 45. III. part of a church, porch, vestibule; also an arched recess. 'Porticus aedis sacrae propylaeum in porticus formam exstructum, in quo consistebant Catechumeni et Poenitentes : improprie pro sanctuarium, seu orientalis ecclesiae pars in qua majus altare erigi solet,' Du Cange Hálig portic sanctuarium, Ps. Surt. 72, 17 : 73. 7 : 82, 13. Of ðæs portices dura þærsc-wolde wæs gesýne ðæt ða swaðo wǽron ǽrest útwearde ongunnen ... Ðeós circe mid ðýs portice mihte húhwego fíf hund manna befón, Blickl. Homl. 207, 10-14. His líchaman Eorcenwald on portice (in porticu ) his cyrcan sumre geheóld ... Ðá dydon hí his líchaman up of ðam portice and on cyrcan neáh weofode byrgan wolde, Bd. 3, 19 ; S. 550, 5-10. Wæs hé bebyriged on Sce Paules portice (porticu ), se is on Sce Andreas cyricean, 5, 23; S. 645, 18. His líchoma on ðære cyricean norþportice (porticu aquilonali ) wæs bebyriged; in ðam eác swylce ealra ðæra æfter-fylgendra ærcebiscopa líchoman syndon bebyrged bútan twegra ; heora líchaman sindon on ðære cyricean sylfre gesette, forðan ðe on ðone fore-cwedenan portic má ne mihte, 2, 3; S. 504, 34-38. Ðæt hé wíbedas sette and porticas worhte and tódǽlde binnan ðære cyricean weallum ut poneret altaria, distinctis porticibus intra muros ecclesiae, 5, 20; S. 641, 42. Synd þrý porticas emb ða ciricean útan geworhte, and ða ealle fægere ufan oferworhte and oferhrýfde, Blickl. Homl. 125, 23. [O. H. Ger. pforzih porticus, vestibulum, peribolus, atrium.] v. húsel-, norþ-, súþ-portic.
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