wyrt-brǽþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wyrt-brǽþ
es; m. A perfume from plants, an odour, aroma Mid brǽðe áfylled swylce ðǽr lǽgon lilie and rose. Ðá cwæð Basilissa: 'Ic wundrie hwanon ðes wyrtbrǽð ðus wynsumlíce stéme,' Homl. Skt. i. 4, 36. Ne mihte nán wyrtbrǽð swá wynsumlíce stéman, ii. 27, 113. Ágeótende wyrtbrǽð (aroma ) of rinde, Hymn. Surt. 79, 13. Orþiende wyrtbrǽða swétnyssa spirans odorum balsama, 98, 19. Seó cwén com tó Salomone mid lácum on golde, and on deórwurðum gymstánum and wyrtbrǽðum ... Seó geleáfulle gelaðung offraþ Criste wyrtbrǽðas þurh gebeda, Homl. Th. ii. 586, 6-11.
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