Middle English Dictionary Entry

hẹ̄ pron.(2)
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Note: Cp. she pron., hire pron.(1) & (2).
As anaphoric or pers. pron., subject: (a) the female person referred to, she; (b) used pleonastically, or for emphasis; (c) with appositional adjunct; (d) ~ that, ~ the, ~..that, she who.
(a) Referring to nouns orig. grammatically feminine: it; (b) referring to animals of the female sex: she, it.
As object: (a) referring to women or female animals: her; (b) referring to nouns grammatically feminine: it; (c) reflexive: herself.
As noun: a woman; also a female animal or bird; ~ beste, ~ got, ~ lomb, ~ sparwe, ~ wolf.