weax-bred
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weax-bred
es; n. I. a table, tablet for writing on Ðá wrát hé gebedenum wexbrede (wæx-, Lind.) postulans pugilarem scribsit, Lk. Skt. 1, 63. Sýn gesealde from ðæm abbode ealle neádbehéfe þing, ðæt is ... græf, ... weaxbreda dentur ab abbate omnia quae sunt necessaria, id est ... gravium, ... tabule, R. Ben. 92, 4. God áwrát ða ealdan ǽ on ðám stǽnenum weaxbredum. ... Ða stǽnenan weaxbredu getácnodon ðæra Iudéiscra manna heardheortnysse, Homl. Th. ii. 204, 1-13. Wexbredu, 196, 32. Wexbreda tabulas, Ex. 31, 18. Ne bóc, ne weaxbreda, ne græf, R. Ben. 56, 20. Ðonne ðú græf habban wille, ðonne sete ðú ðíne þrí fingras tósomne, swilce ðú græf hæbbe, and styra ðíne fingras swilce ðú wríte. Gyf ðú gehwǽde wæxbreda habban wille, ðonne strece ðú ðíne twá handa, and sete hý neoþan tósomne and feald togædere and feald togædere swilce ðú weaxbreda fealde. Ðonne ðú micel weaxbred habban wille ... , Techm. ii. 128, 6-12. II. a table, list Seó forme abecede ys bútan pricon, and seó oðer ys gepricod on ða swýðran healfe, and seó þrydde on ða wynstran healfe, swá ús hér æfter gelustfullaþ tó ámearkianne on þissum æfterfyligendum wexbredum, ðe se árwurða Béda gesette, Anglia viii. 332, 45. [God wrate þas lage in stanene waxbredene, O.E. Homl. i. 235, 27. Cf. O.H. Ger. wahs-tavala tabula: Icel. vax-spjald.]
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