rím-cræft
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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rím-cræft
es; m. The science of numbers, arithmetic Ða seofon cræftas on ðam beóþ geméted ealle weoruldwýsdómas, ðæt ys ǽrest arythmetica, ðæt ys rýmcræft, Shrn. 152, 13. Rímcræft arithmetica, Hpt. Gl. 479, 56 : Wrt. Voc. ii. 81, 58 : 3, 7. Uton witan hwæt saltus lunae sý tó sóðe ... oððe hwá hine ðæs wurðscipes cúðe ðæt hé sceolde gestandan on ðam rímcræfte that he should have a place in the science of computation, Anglia viii. 308, 22. Ða ðe ǽr wǽran on rímcræfte rihte getogene those who were correctly instructed in the art of computing, Chr. 975; Erl. 126, 1. Hæfðon hié on rímcræfte áwriten wera endestæf hwænne hié tó móse meteþearfendum weorðan sceoldon they (the cannibal Mermedonians) had numbered the days of their captives who were to be food to satisfy their hunger, Andr. Kmbl. 268; An. 134. v. gerím-cræft.
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