rǽd-bana
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
rǽd-bana
an; m. One who contrives a person's death, but is not the actual perpetrator Gif man secge ðæt hé wǽre dǽdbana oððe rǽdbana if he be said to be the actual perpetrator of homicide, or the deviser of it, L. Eth. ix. 23; Th. i. 344, 26. Cf. Qui ad occidendum aliquem innoxium redbana vel dedbana fuerit, L. H. I. 85, 3; Th. i. 592, 13. [Icel. ráð-bani : see also bana-ráð the planning a person's death; ráða einum bana to plot a person's death. v. Grmm. R. A. 626.]
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