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Wright's OE grammar
§41; §80; §295; §302; §369;
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  • Feþere

    pluma,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 66, 61.
a feather
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  • Þæt gafol bið on deóra fellum and on fugela feðerum . . . Se byrdesta sceall gyldan . . . týn ambra feðra,

      Ors. 1, 1; S. 18, 16-21.
a wing
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  • Fugla briddas, gif hié ǽr wilniað tó fleóganne ǽr hira feðra fulweaxene sint

    pulli avium, si ante perfectionem pennarum volare appetant,

      Past. 383, 30.
  • Under feðrum (feþran, R.) sub alas, Mt. 23, 37:

    sub pinnis,

      Lk. L. R. 13, 34.
  • Fugel hæfde micele feðra,

      Shrn. 57, 3.
  • Feðra earnes

    pennas aquilae, Mt. p. 9, 17. II a. a wing of an army (?) :-- Here exercitus, getrimmed féða cuneus, féþe (printed fedes, but see Angl. viii. 450. Should feþre be read? or is féþe plural of féþu q. v.?) alae,

      Wrt. Voc. i. 18, 32.
a pen, quill
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  • Fiþere tácen is þæt þú geþeóde þíne þrí fingras tósomne swilce þú feþere hæbe . . . and styre þíne fingras swilce þú wrítan wille,

      Tech. ii. 128, 21.
  • Mín tunge ys gelícost þæs wríteres feþere þe hraðost wrít

    lingua mea calamus scribae velociter scribentis,

      Ps. Th. 44, 2.
  • Swylce sum getýd wer sum metervers mid his feðere áwríte,

      Angl. viii. 317, 23.
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v. plúm-feþer.
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v.  fedes.
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