sæc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sæc
sæcc, e; f. Strife, contest, conflict Á wæs sæc, Elen. Kmbl. 2512; El. 1257. Ðǽr biþ ceóle wén slíðre sæcce there (at the rocky shore) the vessel may expect fierce conflict, Exon. Th. 384, 17; Rä. 4, 29. Hé sæcce ne wéneþ tó Gár-Denum, Beo. Th. 1205; B. 600. Se æt sæcce gebád wíghryre wráðra, 3241; B. 1618 : 1910; B. 953. Ðam æt sæcce wearð Weohstán bana méces ecgum Weohstan felled him in fight with the edge of the falchion, 5218; B. 2612. Nægling geswác æt sæcce (in fight with the fire-drake ), 5355; B. 2681. Tír geslógon æt sæcce gained glory in battle, Chr. 937; Erl. 112, 4 : Erl. 114, 8. Æt sæcce forweorþan to perish in battle, Judth. Thw. 25, 32; Jud. 289. Æt wígge spéd, sigor æt sæcce, Elen. Kmbl. 2363; El. 1183. Hé feorg gesealde æt sæcce, Apstls. Kmbl. 117; Ap. 59. Ic ofslóh æt ðære sæcce (the battle with Grendel's mother ) húses hyrdas, Beo. Th. 3334; B. 1665. Hé tó sæcce bær wǽpen wundrum heard he to battle bore a weapon wondrous hard, 5366; B. 2686. Se ðe sæcce genæs he who came safe from conflict (Beowulf), 3959; 1977. Sæcce sécean, 3982; B. 1989. Nó hé him ðam sæcce ondréd, ne him ðæs wyrmes wíg for wiht dyde, 4684; B. 2347. Sæcce fremman to fight, 4991; B. 2499 : Exon. Th. 496, 28; Rä. 85, 21. Hí hæfdon sæcce gesóhte, sceolde sweordes ecg feorh ácsigan, Andr. Kmbl. 2265; An. 1134. Hé wælfǽhþa dǽl sæcca gesette he composed many a deadly feud and quarrel, Beo. Th. 4062; B. 2029. Cf. sacu.
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