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híw-scipe

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
híw-scipe, híg-, es; m.
A family, household, house
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  • Híwscype

    domus,

      Ps. Lamb. 113, 17.
  • Wæs sum híwscipes fæder and hína ealdor

    erat paterfamilias,

      Bd. 5, 12; S. 627, 9.
  • Ðá onféng heó ǽnes híwscipes stówe

    accepit locum unius familiæ,

      4, 23; S. 593, 18.
  • Ealle híwscipas þeóda

    universæ familiæ gentium,

      Ps. Lamb. 21, 28.
Etymology
[O. E. Hom. of elchan hiwscipe, i. 87, 8. v. Ex. 12, 3.]
Derived forms
DER. sin-híwscipe.
Linked entries
v.  híg-scipe.
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