scrift-bóc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scrift-bóc
f. I. a penitential, a book staling the penances to be enjoined after confession for various sins i. scriftbóc on Englisc, Chart. Th. 430, 20; cf. L. Ælfc. P. 44 ; Th. ii. 384, 2. Swá hwylc swá ðás scriftbóc tilige tó ábrecanne quicunque Confessionale hoc violare conatus fuerit, L. Ecg. P. Addit. ; Th. ii. 238, 8. Ða mæssepreóstas sceolan heora scriftbóc mid rihte tǽcan and lǽran, swá swá hié úre fæderas ǽr démdon, Blickl. Homl. 43, 8. II. a discourse referring to penance Lárspel and scriftbóc (the title of the homily). Wulfst. 242, 22.
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