wæl-spere
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæl-spere
es; n. A battle-spear, spear with which slaughter is to be wrought Oft hé gár forlét, wælspere windan on ða wícingas, Byrht. Th. 141, 14; By. 322. Syx smiðas sǽtan wælspera worhtan, Lchdm. iii. 52, 31. [Forwunded mid walspere brade, Laym. 28577.]
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