ealde-fæder
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ealde-fæder
a grandfather. Cf. eald, VI a On Arcestrates cyne-ríce his ealdefeder. Ap. Th. 28, 9. Se cing Eádmund ys bebyrged mid his ealdefæder Eádgáre, Chr. 1016; P. 153, 22. [On Willelmes kinges dege mínes furþur ealdefader, and Henrices (Henry I) kinges mines (Henry II) ealdefader, Angl. vii. 220, 8. He wes Mærwales fader, Mildburȝe aldefader, Laym. 31009. Of hir fadir and of hir eldefadir. Chauc. Boeth. 40, 1042. O. Frs. aide-, ald-fader.]
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