racente
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
racente
an; f. A chain, fetter Licgaþ mé ymbe írenbendas, rídeþ acerntan sál, Cd. Th. 24, 3; Gen. 372. Gebunden mid gyldenre racentan vinctum compedibus aureis, Ors. 3, 9 ; Swt. 128, 12. Gerǽped mid his racentan, Met. 13, 8 : 25, 37 : 26, 78. Racentan slítan, 13, 29. Sleán on ða raccentan and on copsas, Bt. 38, 1 ; Fox 194, 32. Geseah hé his sylfes ungesǽlige stówe and carcern (racetan, MS. B.) videt suum infelix carcerem, Bd. 5. 14; S. 635, 3. Hié hine hæfdon geþreátodne mid fýrenum racentum, Blickl. Homl. 43, 31. Ðonne hié mon on racentum beforan hiera triumphan drifon regibus catenatis ante currum actis, Ors. 5; 1 ; Swt. 214, 16. Restart on racentum, Cd. Th. 28, 11 ; Gen. 434. [O. H. Ger. rahhinza baga : Icel. rekendr; pl. f. a chain.] v. next two words.
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