Exan ceaster
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Exan ceaster
Eaxan ceaster, Exe cester, es; n. [Flor. Exancestre, Excestre: Hovd. Excester; Ex. Exa the river Ex: ceaster; gen. ceastres; n. v. ceaster a city] EXETER, Devon; cīvĭtas Exoniæ in agro Devŏniensi, ad rīpam Iscæ flūminis Se here Exan ceaster beseten hæfde the army had beset Exeter, Chr. 895; Th. 172, 12. He wende hine wið Exan ceastres he turned towards Exeter, Chr. 894; Th. 166, 31. Wið Exan cestres towards Exeter, Chr. 894; Th. 168, 26, col. 1. Exacester, Chr. 1003; Th. 252, 14, col. I. Eaxeceaster, Execiester, Th. 253, 14, col. 1, 2. v. ceaster II.
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