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FURH

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
FURH, nom. gen. acc; dat. fyrh; dat. pl. furum; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§36; §115; §328; §411;
A FURROW; sulcus
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  • Furh

    sulcus,

    • Ælfc. Gl. 1
    • ;
    • Som. 55, 17
    • ;
    • Wrt. Voc. 15, 17: 289, 80.
  • Ne furh ne fótmǽl

    neither furrow nor foot-mark,

    • L. O. 13
    • ;
    • Th. i. 184, 7.
  • Andlang ðære furh

    along the furrow,

    • Cod. Dipl. 554
    • ;
    • A.D. 969
    • ;
    • Kmbl. iii. 38, 34.
  • Andlang weges to ðære gedrifenan fyrh; andlang fyrh

    along the way to the driven furrow; along the furrow,

    • 1172
    • ;
    • A.D. 955
    • ;
    • Kmbl. v. 332, 22: Cod. Dipl. Apndx. 441
    • ;
    • A.D. 956
    • ;
    • Kmbl. iii. 437, 21.
  • On ða furh

    on the furrow,

    • 356
    • ;
    • Kmbl. iii. 409, 5: 441
    • ;
    • A.D. 956
    • ;
    • Kmbl. iii. 437, 23.
  • Ðám dríum furum

    in the dry furrows,

    • Bt. 5, 2
    • ;
    • Fox 10, 31.
Etymology
[
Wyc. forewis, forowis furrows
:
Piers P. furwe
:
Plat. fore, fare, f
:
Frs. furch, furge
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O. Frs. furch. f
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Dut. vóre, f
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Ger. furche, f
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M. H. Ger. vurch, f
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O. H. Ger. furh, furuh, f
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Dan. fure, m. f
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Swed. fåra. f
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Icel. furask to be furrowed.
]
Linked entries
v.  twi-fyrede furan fót-mǽl fyrh.
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  • FURH, n.