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ÍW

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
ÍW, es; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§360; §460; §462;
Yew
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  • Íw

    taxus,

      Ælfc. Gl. 46; Som. 64, 131; Wrt. Voc. 32, 65 : Wrt. Voc. 79. 74 : 285, 49.
  • Se hearda íw,

      Exon. 114 a ; Th. 437, 18; Rä. 56, 9.
  • On ðone ealde íw ðonan of ðon íwe to the old yew; thence from the yew, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iii. 218, 35.

    In proper names,

    vi.
      306, col. 2 ; 307, col. 1.
Etymology
[Chauc. ew : Icel. ýr a yew, a bow : O. H. Ger. íwa taxus : Ger. eibe.]
Similar entries
v. eow.
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v.  eóh.
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  • ÍW, n.