Hár hildering hréman ne þorfte macan (other MSS. mecca, meca, mecga) gemǽnan
the grey-haired warrior had no need to boast of well-matched intercourse, i. e. would not boast of being a match for those against whom he fought, and by whom he had been defeated,
- Chr. 937 ;
- Erl. 114, 6 ;
- Ædelst. 40.
Bosworth, Joseph. “mæc.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/22014.Checked: 1