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midd

  • adjective
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Grammar
midd, adj. with superl. midemest, midmest
Wright's OE grammar
§41; §96; §299; §432; §446;
Mid, middle.
of place
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  • Seó burh wæs on midre ðære eá (

    in medio amne

    ),
    • Nar. 10, 11.
  • Ðá wé wǽron on middre ðære sǽ (

    in medio mari

    ),
    • Bd. 5, 1
    • ;
    • S. 613, 23.
  • Is on middre ðære cyricean,

    • 2, 3
    • ;
    • S. 504, 39.
  • Hire (

    the axis

    )

    midore ymbe (cf. ymb ða eaxe middewearde,

    • Bt. 39, 3
    • ;
    • Fox 214, 23
    • ),
    • Bt. Met. Fox. 28, 46
    • ;
    • Met. 28, 23.
  • On middum ðínum temple

    in medio templi tui,

    • Ps. Th. 47, 8.
  • On mereflóde middum,

    • Cd. 8
    • ;
    • Th. 9, 22
    • ;
    • Gen. 145.
  • Gáþ from geate tó geate þurh midde ða ceastre (

    per medium castrorum

    ),
    • Past. 49, 2
    • ;
    • Swt. 383, 3: St. And. 14, 17.
  • On middum ðǽm úrum wícum

    in media castrorum parte,

    • Nar. 12, 24.
  • Ða gesettan scép in middum wulfum (

    in medio luporum

    ),
    • Bd. 2, 6
    • ;
    • S. 508, 16.
  • Hé mé lǽdde betweoh midde ða þreátas

    inter choros medios,

    • 5, 12
    • ;
    • S. 629, 26.
  • Hálettend midemesta finger

    salutarius;

    ǽwiscberend midmesta finger

    impudicus,

    • Wrt. Voc. i. 283, 21-22.
  • Gif hí ðone midmestan weg áredian willaþ,

    • Bt. 40, 3
    • ;
    • Fox 238, 23.
  • Ða sélestan men ... ða midmestan ... swá bióþ ða midmestan men,

    • 39, 7
    • ;
    • Fox 222, 1-10, 15.
of time
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  • middes dæges Crist wæs on róde áþened,

    • Btwk. 216, 14.
  • On middes wintres mæsseniht,

    • Chr. 827
    • ;
    • Erl. 62, 30.
  • Swá hé in swoloþan middes sumeres wǽre

    quasi in mediae aestatis caumate,

    • Bd. 3, 19
    • ;
    • S. 549, 30.
  • Sunnon upgong æt middan sumere

    ortum solis solstitialem,

    • 5, 12
    • ;
    • S. 627, 35.
  • Fæste án lengten foran tó middan wintra (

    ante Natale Christi)

    ... fæste ii lengtenu, án tóforan middan sumera

    (ante mediam æstatem ),

    óðer foran tó middan wintra.

    • L. Ecg. P. iv. 22, 23
    • ;
    • Th. ii. 210, 25-28.
  • middan (middum, MS. B.) wintre,

    • L. Ath. iv. pref.
    • ;
    • Th. i. 226, 5.
  • middyre (MS. A. myddre) nihte

    media nocte,

    • Mt. Kmbl. 25, 6.
  • Æt midre niht,

    • Ps. Th. 118, 62.
  • Æt middre nihte,

    • Exon. 59 b
    • ;
    • Th. 216, 2
    • ;
    • Ph. 262.
  • Æt middere niht,

    • Cd. 144
    • ;
    • Th. 179, 32
    • ;
    • Exod. 37.
  • Hé leng ne leofaþ ðonn on midre ilde

    he will not live beyond middle age,

    • Lchdm. iii. 162, 21: Ps. Th. 54, 24.
  • On midne dæg

    meridie,

    • Ælfc. Gr. 38
    • ;
    • Som. 41, 47.
  • Seó seofoþe tíd dæges, ðæt is án tíd ofer midne dæg,

    • Bd. 5, 6
    • ;
    • S. 619, 27.
  • On midne winter,

    • Chr. 878
    • ;
    • Erl. 78, 28.
  • Ofer ðone midne sumor

    after midsummer,

    • 1006
    • ;
    • Erl. 140, 5.
  • Ofer midne sumor,

    • Lchdm. iii. 74, 11.
  • On midde niht,

    • Bd. 4, 8
    • ;
    • S. 575, 40.
Etymology
[
Goth. midjis
:
O. Sax. middi
:
O. Frs. midde
:
Icel. miðr
:
O. H. Ger. mitti.
]
Similar entries
v. on-middan, tó-middes.
Linked entries
v.  midmest ford midde-niht midne-sumor.
Full form

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  • midd, adj.