scild-hreóða
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scild-hreóða
-hréða, an ; m. Shield-covering, 1. a shield, buckler: — Scinon scyldhreóðan, Cd. Th. 184, 26 ; Exod. 113. 2. the arrangement of shields as in the scild-burh, q. v. Scyldréðan testudine , Wrt. Voc. ii. 96, 31. Sumum wíges spéd giefeþ æt gúþe, ðonne gárgetrum ofer scildhreádan (-hreoðan?) sceótend sendaþ (cf. the passage under scild-weall). Exon. Th. 42, 19; Cri. 675. v. bord-hreóða, and cf. hréðan melote , Wrt. Voc. ii. 56, 63.
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