þeáwfæstness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þeáwfæstness
e; f. Adherence to the rules of right conduct or method, discipline, obedience to rule Þeáwfæstnesse discipline, Hpt. Gl. 432, 34. Be sealmsanges ðeáwfæstnesse de disciplina psallendi, R. Ben. 45, 2. Ða cild mid steóre and þeáwfæstnysse (cum disciplina ) heora endebyrdoysse healdon, 116, 9: R. Ben. Interl. 106, 12. On háligre þeáwfæstnesse, Homl. Ass. 40, 406, 404: Homl. Skt. ii. 28, 138. Þeningmen ðe þeáwfæstnysse him gebeódon (cf. þénas ðe his willan gefyllaþ, 65), Homl. Skt. i. pref., 62. Regoles gehýrsumnesse and þeáwfæstnesse regule oboedientiam et disciplinam, R. Ben. Interl. 103, 16. Ðú hatast ðeáwfæstnysse (disciplinam, Ps. 50, 17), Homl. Th. ii. 532, 2.
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