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638 MIDD -- MID-SPRECENDE

Hié sylfe gáð mid, 128, 10: Hml. Th. i.598, 2. Him farað mid Godes englas, 456, 23. Æ-acute;lcum welwyrcendum God mid beó mydwyrhta. . Solil. H. 30, 14. Náman hí him wealhstodas mid, Bd. 1. 25; Sch. 52, 13. (2) cf. IV. :-- Nimað þis hrægl and scrýdað eów mid, Gr. D. 202, 28. Sóna swá se hræfn þá cartan geseah, þá genam hé hig sóna and gewát mid on þæne fenu corvus, ut chartulam prospexit, rapido forcipe arripuit, Guth. Gr. 141, 6. Þá gewæ-acute;da þe heó bewunden wæs mid, Hml. S. 20, 94. Mid ðý tóle ðe hié sceoldon mid ðæt unhále áweg áceorfan, Past. 365, 12. v. þæ-acute;r-mid.

midd. I. add :-- Be ánre línan wæs áwriten anlang middes þæs þóþeres, Solil. H. 20, 17. Betwux þám eórode middan, Hml. S. 25, 583. On middum ðæ-acute;m ofne. Past. 269, 1. On midre sæ-acute; 431, 30. On midde þá sæ-acute; in cor maris, Ps. Th. 45, 2. On midde þá sceade deáðes in medio umbrae mortis, 22, 4. Betwih midde þreátas inter medios cleros, Ps. Vos. 67, 14. Heora æ-acute;gþer hæfde his folc on þrím heápum, and hié selfe wæ-acute;ron on þæ-acute;m midmestan, Ors. 5, 12 ; S. 242, 3, . II. add: (cf. the last passage with midde-niht) :-- Hí tó ðám middan wintran eódon heom tó heora garwan feorme, Chr. 1006; P. 136, 24. v. efen-mid.

midd, es; n. The middle :-- On midde manegra in medio multorum, Ps. L. 108, 30. [O. H. Ger. in mitte : Icel. mið; n.]

mid-dæg. Add :-- Se middæg wæs fram Abraham oð Móysen, Hml. Th. ii. 74, 19. Seó tíd middæges, Hml. S. 23 b, 160. Hwæt déstú gif ic tó mergen middeges gebíde ? what wilt thou do if to-morrow I live to see midday?, Hml. S. 3, 590. Fram middæge oð nón a sexta hora usque ad horam nonam, 27, 188.

middæg-lic. Add: Middæglecum, Ps. Vos. 90, 6.

middæg-þegnung, e ; f. Midday-meal, dinner, v. þegnung; V. :-- Sylle man tó middægþénunge ( ad sextam) twám and twám án tyl cýssticce . . . and on æ-acute;fen án cýssticce, Chrd. 15, 2.

middan-eard. Add :-- Þá tóweardan frécednyssa þises losigendlican middaneardes, Hml. Th. i. 538, 7.

middanearden; adj. Mundane, worldly :-- Lufu Godes streclíce ásyndrað mann fram middaneardenre ( mundano) and flæ-acute;sclicre lufe, Scint. 16, 16.

middaneardlic. I. add :-- Ealle middaneardlice ðing beóð geendode, Hml. Th. i. 538, 35. II. add :-- His mód áwrecce hé of middan-eardlicum gedwyldum. Hml. A. 53, 74. v. middangeard-lic.

middan-geard. I. add :-- Lengra ðonne eal middangeard oððe eorðe, Sal. K. 150, 14. Beorhtran ðonne ealles middangeardes eorðe, 148, 21: 150, 6. His handa sint brádran ðonne xii middangeardas, 11. Ðeáh ðe seofon middangeardas sýn ealle on efn ábræ-acute;dde on þisses ánes onlícnysse, 29. II. add :-- Ðeáh ðe eal middangeard sý fram Adames frymðe edniówe geworden, and ánra gehwylc. . . móte lifigan ðreó hund wintra, Sal. K. 148, 33.

middangeard-lic. Add :-- Middengeatlicre werednesse mundane suauitatis, An. Ox. 11, 42.

middangeard-tódæ-acute;lend. glosses cosmographus, mundi descriptor, Hpt. 31, 8, 125.

middan-sumor, -winter. Add :-- Ingang þæ-acute;re middanwintres (this seems certainly a compound) tídæ, Chr. 1016 ; P. 147, 19.

midde. Add :-- On middan þæ-acute;re flóre his botles in medio tuguriunculi, Hml. Th. ii. 144, 3. v. æle-midde.

middel. Add: I. the middle point or part of a line, area, volume, number, &c. :-- Þ híw byð gecíged omoeuteleuton swá oft swá se middel and se ýtemesta dæ-acute;l geendað on gelícum stæfgefége, Angl. viii. 332, 13. II. the position of being among or surrounded by a number of people or within a town, &c. , midst of :-- Hé hleóp on ðone mere and stód on ðára midle he jumped into the mere and stood in the midst of them (the thirty-nine soldiers), Shrn. 62, 10. Hé wæs lytel in ðám midle Crístes þegna ( in medio discipulorum), Gr. D. 218, 1. Ne wyrð seó næ-acute;fre onwend þá hwíle þe God byð on hire midle, Ps. Th. 45, 4. III. the middle of the body :-- Oð middil pube ( puue, MS. ) tenus, Hpt. 33, 251, 25.

middel; adj. Add :-- Foreweard fót planta, middel fót (middel-fót?) subtel, Wrt. Voc. i. 45, 3. Andlang eá on middel gewæd (middel-gewæd?) . . . andlang fleótes tóemnes middelbyrum, C. D. B. ii. 519, 14. Gif gé slápað betwih midle (middele, Ps. Spl. ) þreátas si dormiatis inter medios cleros, Ps. Cam. 67, 14. Ondlong ðæs æceres tó ðæ-acute;m midlestan wícwege, C. D. iii. 260, 11. In þone midlestan holan weg, Swt. A. S. Rdr. ii. 203, 8.

míddel-æ-acute;dr, e; f. A middle vein, median vein :-- Læ-acute;t him blód of innanearme of þæ-acute;re miclan æ-acute;dre þæ-acute;re middelæ-acute;dre, Lch. ii. 234, 6. Sceal mon on þæ-acute;re middelæ-acute;dre blód læ-acute;tan, 210, 11.

middel-býre a middle shed (?). v. middel; adj.

middel-fót. v. middel; adj.

middel-hrycg, es; m. A ridge of land lying between two streams :-- Of lyllan bróce on middelhrycg ; of middelhrycge on herepaðford. Cht Crw. 1, 19. v. p. 52.

middel-ríce, es; n. A middle kingdom, a kingdom lying between two others :-- Earnulf wunode on þæ-acute;m londe be-eástan Rín, and Róþulf féng tó þæ-acute;m middelríce, and Oda tó þæ-acute;m westdæ-acute;le, Chr. 887; P. 80, 24.

midde-niht (?) midnight :-- Gif þunor cumeð on forantniht . . . Gif hé cymð on middeniht (midde niht ?) . . . Gif hé on dæg cumð, Archiv cxx. 47, 12-16. [In favour of midde-niht as well as mid-niht may be noted midde-sumor, midde-winter as well as mid-sumor, mid-winter: further the form midne-dæg ( q. v.) seems to show that an oblique case might get compounded with a noun, and the compound be used as a nominative. The same may have happened with midder-niht.] v. midd; II. last passage.

midder-niht (?) midnight :-- On éfentíd &l-bar; on middernæht (midder [ = midre ?] næht; middum næht, L. ) sero au media nocte, Mk. R. 13, 35. Æd middernæht, Lk. p. 7, 3 : Lk. L. R. 11, 5. [Cf. Ger. mitter-nacht from O. H. Ger. zi mittern naht.]

middeweard. Add :-- Middeweard se spaca bið æ-acute;gðrum (ende) emnneáh, Bt. 39, 7 ; F. 222, 8. On middeweardum hire ríce hió getimbrede Babylonia, Ors. 2, 1; S. 62, 14: 2, 4; S. 74, 11. On þá lytlan dúne middeweardre, C. D. ii. 249, 31. Tó geménan hylle midde-weardne, v. 100, 21. ¶ as a noun :-- On middaweardan hire (heora) in medio eius ( eorum), Ps. L. 54, 11, 16. Middeweardum, 136, 2. On middeweardum þínes freólsas, 73, 4.

midde-winter. Add :-- Maria onféng God on hyre innoð, and hine bær oð middewintres mæssedæg and hine þá ácende, Hml. Th. i. 200, 28. On myddewintres mæssenyht, Lk. 2, I. rbc. In þæ-acute;re middewintres tíde, Chr. 1006; P. 137, 14: 1016; P. 146, 22. Tó þám midewintre wæs se cyng on Gleáweceastre, 1085; P. 216, 10. Hé wæs on Westmynstre þone midewinter. 1075; P. 212, 6. On ðon .xl. dæg ofer midewinter, 762; P. 51, 13. Tó þám ymbrene æ-acute;r myddawintran (-wintra ?), Lk. 1, 26, rbc.

mid-ferhtness. The Latin original of the passage is: Si pueritia, si adolescentia, si iuuentus eorum exstitit sine querela . . . qualis esse potuit eorum senectus?, Archiv cxxii. 247, 10-13.

mid-gesíþ (?) :-- Midgesíðum emhlenned sodalibus vallatus, Hpt. Gl. 422, 38. Napier (An. Ox. 680, note) from this passage deduces a midgesíþ (cf. Goth. miþ-gasinþa) on the ground that mid as preposition here would be unsuitable. But if the construction with verbs similar to emhlenned is noted (e. g. ymb-gyrdan, -habban, -hegian, -hípan) it will be seen that mid is a usual construction, so that mid gesíðum seems to be quite unobjectionable.

mid-hilte, an; f. The middle part of the hilt :-- Midhilte capulus, manubrium gladii vel uniuscuiusque rel, Wülck. Gl. 199, 21. [Cf. Icel. meðal-kafli the middle piece of the haft.]

mid-hlít fellowship :-- Gyf hwylc. . . tó andetnesse cuman nele fram cirycean hé is tó ánýdanne and fram gemæ-acute;nsumunge and midhlýte geleáffulra ( a communione et consortio fidelium], Nap. 45.

-midian. v. á-midian, Ps. Rdr. 286, 6.

mid-irfenuma, an; m. A co-heir :-- Þ on yrfwerdnysse his mid-yrfenuma (coheres) þú sý, Scint. 148, 4.

midl. l. mídl, míþl, and add :-- Swá horsum mídlu (frena) synd on tó ásettenne, Scint. 55, 11. [O. H. Ger. mindil lupatum..]

-midleahtrian. v. ge-midleahtrian.

midlen. Add :-- Wé anféngum þíne mildheortnesse on þám midlene þínes temples ( in medio templi tui), R. Ben. 83, 24.

midlen ; adj. That is in the middle, midmost :-- Sume syndon localia, propinquus gehende, longinquus fyrlen, medioximus midlen, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 14, 21.

mid-lencten. Add :-- On mydlengtenes wucan on Týwesdæg, Jn. 7, 14 rbc. Hæfde Eádwerd cing witena gemót on Lunden tó midlencten, Chr. 1050; P. 171, 37. Tó midlengtene, 1094; F. 229, 4. . vii. nihton æ-acute;r midlenctene, 1055 ; P. 185, 5.

midl-hring, midlian to bridle, l. mídl-hring, mídlian.

midlung. Add :-- Tó midlunge fyrdwícana heora in medio castrorum eorum, Ps. L. 77, 28. On midlunge mínra daga in dimidio dierum meorum, 101, 25.

midnæddran :-- Ofer næ-acute;ddran and midnæ-acute;ddran (mid næ-acute;ddran (?) basiliscum: the glosser seems to have taken -cum as a preposition suffixed, and to have thought basiliscum = cum basilis) þú gæ-acute;st, Ps. Spl. 90, 13.

midne-dæg. Add :-- Se dæg wæs on þeóstre niht gecierred fram midnedæg (middum dæge, v. l.) oþ nón, Shrn. 67, 18. On æ-acute;rnemerigen, on undern, on midnedæg, and on ðæ-acute;re endlyftan tíde, Hml. Th. ii. 74, 9.

mid-ness. Add :-- In hiora midnesse, Shrn. 36, 14.

midne-sumor(?) midsummer :-- Ofer þone midnesumor (midne sumor (?), but cf. midne-dæg), Chr. 1006; P. 136, 12. v. midd ; II.

mid-síþegian to accompany :-- Midsýðegodon comitantur, Hpt. 31, 16, 426:13, 310. Midsýðegod comitata, 12, 273. Cf. mid-síþian.

mid-síþium = (?)mid gesíþum, An. Ox. 680. v. mid-gesíþ(?).

mid-spreca. Add :-- Sege ús þ-bar; sóðe búton æ-acute;lcon leáse, and wé beóð þíne geholan and ealne wæg þíne midsprecan. Hml. S. 23, 590. Leahtra anspecan and manna midspecan (liberatores), Chrd. 62, 26.

mid-sprecende speaking on behalf of :-- Ðú þe wæ-acute;re mydsprecende (-sprecend later MS. v. E. S. 49, 350) þám Hæ-acute;lende, Nic. 6, 24. v. mid-spreca.