wæter-scipe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæter-scipe
es; m. A body of water, a piece of water, water Gif hit beón mæg, swá sceal mynster beón gestaþelod, ðæt ealle neádbehéfe þing ðǽr binnan wunien, ðæt is wæterscipe, mylen, wyrtún (aqua, molendinum, ortus), R. Ben. 127, 5. On ðære neáwiste næs nán wæterscipe. Jud. 15, 8. Ðis is se wæterscipe, ðe ús God tó frófre gehét . . . ðæs wæterscipes welsprynge is on hefonríce, Past. 65 ; Swt. 467, 28. Wæterscipes hús colimbus, i. aquaeductus, Wrt. Voc. i. 57, 56. Ðá cwómon ðǽr scorpiones swá hié ǽr gewunelíce wǽron ðæs wæterscipes scorpiones consuetam petentes aquationem, Nar. 13, 11. Ðæt monnum wǽre ðý éþre tó ðæm wæterscipe tó ganganne ut facilior aquatoribus esset accessus ad flumen, 12, 20. Wæs swíþe wynsum wǽta út flówende . . . Wæs ongeán ðyssum wæterscipe glæsen fæt, Blickl. Homl. 209, 4. Wæs ðám gebróðrum micel frécednys tó ástígenne tó wæterscipe, and cómon tó ðam hálgan were biddende ðæt hé ða mynstra gehendor ðam wæterscipe timbrian sceolde, Homl. Th. ii. 160, 29-31. Hé heora wæterscipe mid weardmannum besette constituit centenarios per singulos fontes, Anglia x. 94, 172. Ðone weterscype ðe hé into Níwan mynstre be ðes cinges leáfan geteáh, Chart. Th. 232, 3. Hwalas . . . ða ðe lagostreámas, wæterscipe wecgaþ, Cd. Th. 240, 19; Dan. 389. Úre Drihten gesceóp ealle wæterscypas and ða wídgillan sæ, Hexam. 4; Norm. 6, 24.
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