wang-stede
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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wang-stede
es; m. I. a place in open country, a place For*-*lǽt of ðam wangstede (cf. stópon tó ðære stówe, on ða dúne up, 1428; El. 716) réc ástígan, Elen. Kmbl. 1584; El. 794: 2205; El. 1104. Stenc út cymeþ of ðam wongstede (cf. hé séceþ dýgle stówe under dún*-*scrafum, 357, 31; Pa. 37), Exon. Th. 358, 13 ; Pa. 45. On ðam wongstede (the, place of the last judgement) wérig bídan, 50, 18; Cri. 802. Hwæðer hé cwicne gemétte in ðam wongstede (cf. Wong. 4809; B. 2409) Wedra þeóden, Beo. Th. 5565; B. 2786. Se ðás wongstedas gróf æfter golde (cf. se ðe ða eorþan ongan delfan æfter golde, Bt. 15 ; Fox 48, 23), Met. 8, 56. II. a town on a plain (wang) ? Hé eode in burh hraðe, . . . stóp on strǽte . . . swá him nǽnig gumena ongitan ne mihte; hæfde sigora weard on ðam wangstede (cf. Hė wang sceáwode fore burg*-*geatum, 1678; An. 841. But perhaps wangstede - wang, and the passage means that St. Andrew was unseen as he passed across the space (wang) between the sea and the town. Cf. stede-wang)) Hæfde ðá se sæðeling in geþrungen carcerne néh, Andr. Kmbl. 1975 ; An.990.
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