adjective, , , hapax legomenon

Type: plant-related

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Reference Last Update: 18.05.2020 02:20

Meaning Last Update: 19.11.2008 10:44

  • A: plant-related
    -, broad-leaved, breitblättrig
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Comment Last Update: 07.07.2009 13:00

  • Comment on (A): -, broad-leaved, breitblättrig

    The adj. brād-lēaf in BT, BTS, BTC is neither recorded s.v. brādlēaf nor s.v. -lēaf.

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Occurrence Last Update: 07.07.2009 12:59

  • LB, 29/12 asg þa brunanwyrt, bradleafan[1]
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Research Literature

BW I: Bierbaumer, Peter. Der botanische Wortschatz des Altenglischen. Grazer Beiträge zur Englischen Philologie 1. Bern, Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 1975.
DOE: Cameron, Angus, Ashley Crandell Amos, Antonette di Paolo Healey, et al. (eds.). Dictionary of Old English (A to G). CD-Rom. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies for the Dictionary of Old English Project, 2008.
LB: Cockayne, Oswald Thomas (ed.). "Leech Book." In: Leechdoms, Wortcunning and Starcraft of Early England. Being a Collection of Documents, for the Most Part never before Printed, Illustrating the History of Sience in this Country before the Norman Conquest. Vol. 2. Rev. Ed. by Charles Singer. London: Longman [et. al.], 1961. 1-360.
LB: Leonhardi, Günther. Kleinere angelsächsische Denkmäler I. Bibliothek der ags. Prosa VI. Hamburg: Grand, 1905.
Deegan, Marilyn. A Critical Edition of MS. B.L. Royal 12.D.XVII: Bald's 'Leechbook'. Diss. Univ. of Manchester. 1988.
Hankins, Freda Richards. Bald's 'Leechbook' Reconsidered. Diss. Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 1993.
MS London, British Library, Royal 12 D.xvii.
Wright, Cyril E. (ed.). Bald's Leechbook. Early English manuscripts in facsimile. 5. Kopenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger, 1955.

The comma suggests that we have to deal with two separate plant names, therefore, it has to be emended.