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læppa

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
læppa, an; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§57; §256;
A skirt [of a garment], lappet, lobe [of the ear &c.],lap [in dew-lap; cf. also lop-eared], a detached portion, a district
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  • Læppa óððe ende

    ora,

      Ælfc. Gr. 50; Som. 51, 30.
  • Hý móstan ðam læppan friþ gebicgean ðe hý under cyngces hand oferhæfdon

    they might purchase peace for that district which, subject to the king, they ruled over,

      L. Eth. ii. 1; Th. i. 284, 13.
  • On læppan his hrægles

    in oram vestimenti ejus,

      Ps. Spl. C. 132, 3.
  • Hé genam his loðan ǽnne læppan tó tácne ðæt hé his geweald áhte,

      Past. 3, 2; Swt. 36, 6.
  • Hé forcearf his mentles ǽnne læppan

    oram chlamydis ejus abscidit,

      28, 6; Swt. 197, 21 : 199, 11, 17.
  • Læppan vel fnado

    fimbria,

      Ælfc. Gl. 64; Som. 68, 128; Wrt. Voc. 40, 33.
  • Lappan

    lacinia,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 51, 51.
  • Lifre læppan vel þearmas

    fibræ,

      76; Som. 71, 110; Wrt. Voc. 45, 16.
  • Hér sint tácn áheardodre lifre ge on ðám læppum and filmenum

    here are symptoms of a hardened liver both on the lobes and the membranes,

      L. M. 2, 21; Lchdm. ii. 204, 4.
  • Sió lifer hæfþ fíf læppan,

      2, 17; Lchdm. ii. 198, 1.
Etymology
[P. L. S. þe lappe of oure loverdes cloþ, 21, 29 : Laym. leyde uppe his lappe [1st MS. bærm], 30261 : Chauc. lappe : Piers P. he shal lese for hir loue a lappe of caritatis, 2, 35 : Prompt. Parv. lappe, skyrte gremium, p. 287 where see note : O. Frs. lappa : Dut. lap a remnant, patch : Dan. lap a patch : O. H. Ger. lappa lacinia : Ger. lapp.]
Derived forms
DER. eár-, fræt-, lifer- læppa.
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  • læppa, n.