treppe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
treppe
træppe (v. (?) colte-træppe ( = colt-trap ?) ramnus, Wrt. Voc. i. 285, 47), an; f. A trap Ic beswíce fugelas mid treppan decipio aves decipula, Coll. Monast. Th. 25, 15. [O. H. Ger. trapo tenda. From this Low Latin trappa, hence French trappe, which perhaps helps to determine the form of the later English word To lacchenn þe þutrh trapp, Orm. 12301. A mons caught in a trappe, Chauc. Prol. 145. A trappe brida, Wrt. Voc. i. 264, 8. Trappe for myce muscipula, decipula, trappe to take wythe beestys tenabulum, trappyd or betrappyd decipulatus, illaqueatus, Prompt. Parv. 499.]
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