Dægsan stán
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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Dægsan stán
Degsa-stán, Dæg-stán, es; m. [Flor. Hunt. Degsastan: the stone of Degsa] DAWSTON or Dalston, Cumberland; loci nomen in agro Cumbriæ Hér Ægþan Scotta cyng feaht wið Dælreoda, and wið Æðelferþe, Norþhymbra cynge, æt Dægstáne [Dægsan stáne, Th. 37, 26], and man ofslóh mǽst ealne his here in this year [A. D. 603] Ægthan king of the Scots fought against the Dalreods, and against Æthelfrith, king of the Northumbrians, at Dawston, and almost all his army was slain, Chr. 603; Th. 36, 24-29, col. 1. Wæs ðis gefeoht geworden on ðære mǽran stówe ðe cweden is Degsastán this battle was fought in the famous place which is called Dawston, Bd. 1, 34; S. 499, 32.
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