HORS
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HORS
es; n. A HORSE Geþracan hors mannus vel brunnicus : hors of stéden vel of asrenne burdo, Ælfc. Gl. 5; Som. 56, 18, 19; Wrt. Voc. 17, 23, 24. Hors hófum wlanc, Runic pm. Kmbl. 343, 5; Rún. 19. Ne beó gé ná swylce hors nolite fteri sicut equus, Ps. Th. 31, 10. Ðá wæs Hróðgáre hors gebæted wicg wundenfeax then for Hrothgar was a horse bitted, a steed with plaited mane, Beo. Th. 2803; B. 1399. Ne hé on horses hrycge cuman wolde ac hé his fótum geeode non equorum dorso sed pedum incessu vectus, Bd. 3, 5; S. 526, 28. Nis horses flǽsc forboden caro equina non est prohibita, L. Ecg. C. 38; Th. ii. 162, 16. Wið horses hreófle . . . dó on ðæt hors swá hit hátost mǽge for a horse's leprosy . . . apply it to the horse as hot as possible, L. M. 1, 88; Lchdm. ii. 152, 10. Gelícnes horses and monnes. Exon. l09 b; Th. 418, 26; Rä. 37, 11. Ðí byþ swíðe dysig se ðe getrúwaþ on his horses swiftnesse falsus equus ad salutem, Ps. Th. 32, 15. Cwæþ mid hospe horse mete is bere said contemptuously 'Barley is food far a horse,' Homl. Skt. 3, 216. Man his hors under him ofsceát his horse was shot under him, Ors. 5, 2; Bos. 101, 42. Ic seah sroh [the word is written in runes ] hygewloncne, Exon. 105 a; Th. 400, 1; Rä. 20, 1. Horsa steal carceres, Ælfc. Gl. 61; Som. 68, 54; Wrt. Voc. 39, 37. Horsa hnǽgung neighing of horses, Ælfc. Gl. 1; Som. 2, 38. Hé wæs mid ðǽm fyrstum mannum on ðæm lande næfde hé ðeáh má ðonne twentig hrýðera and twentig sceápa and twentig swýna; ond ðæt lytle ðæt hé erede hé erede mid horsan he [Ohthere] was among the first men of the country; and yet he had not more than twenty oxen and twenty sheep and twenty swine; and the little that he ploughed, he ploughed with horses, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 18, 12-15. Ða hors óþbær it bore away the horses, Exon. 106 a; Th. 404, 20; Rä. 23, 10. [O. Sax. hros; n : O. Frs. hars, hers, hors, ros; n : Icel. hross; m : O. H. Ger. hros; n : Ger. ross.] v. cræte-hors.
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