weax
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weax
es; n. Wax Weax cera, Wrt. Voc. i. 81, 33: cerea, 284, 32.Ásoden weax obrizum metallum, ii. 65, 14. Swá weax melteþ, gif hit byð wearmum neáh fýre gefæstnad sicut cera liquefacta, Ps. Th. 57, 7: 67, 2: Exon. Th. 61, 23; Cri. 989. Swá swá eles gecynd bið ðæt hé beorhtor scíneþ þonne wex on sceafte, Blickl. Homl. 129, 1. Ða fótlástas wǽron swutole, swá hié on wexe wǽron áðýde, 205, 1. God hét wǽpen wera wexe gelícost fomeltan, Andr. Kmbl. 2292; An. 1147. Mon ðaet weax ágæfe tó cirican. Cod. Dip. Kmbl. i. 293, 20. Ontend .iii. candella, drýp ðæt weax, Lchdm. i. 393, 11. On gemelt weax gedón, ii. 72, 7. Ic gefrægn weax (dough ?) nát hwæt þindan and þunian, Exon. Th. 431, 16; Rä. 46, 1. [O.L. Ger. O.H. Ger. wahs: O. Frs. wax: Icel. vax.]
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