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heoru

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
heoru, heoro, hioro; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§396;
A sword,
    Beo. Th. 2574; B. 1285: Exon. 92 a; Th. 346; 10; Gn. Ex. 202.
The word is a poetical one both in English and Icelandic, and in these dialects, as in Old Saxon, is mostly used in compounds,
Etymology
[Goth. hairus: O. Sax. heru (in compounds only): Icel. hjörr.]
Linked entries
v.  heoro hioro.
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  • heoru, n.