weard-mann
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weard-mann
es; m. A guard, watchman, keeper Nyte wé hweþer se weardmann wǽre ǽfre gefullod, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 293. Ealle ða weardmenn wǽron geswefode búton heora ánum, 11, 200: 4, 419. Ða weardmenn ðe bewiston Cristes líc, Homl. Ass. 79, 175. Hé geseah ðæra sceaþena fær and to ðám weardmannum becom. Ðá gelæhton ða weardmen his wealdleðer, ðæt hé mid fleáme ne burste, Ælfc. T. Grn. 18, 15. Wylsce menn geslógan mycelne dǽl Englisces folces ðæra weardmanna, Chr. 1053; Erl. 188, 10. Nytendum ðám weardmannum ic áríse clam custodibus surgo, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Zup. 272, 1: Homl. Skt. i. 4, 217: Homl. Ass. 78, 152: Anglia x. 99, 311. Hé heora wæterscipe mid weardmannum besette constituit centenarios per singulos fontes, 94, 172.
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