FLET
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FLET
flett, es; n. I. the ground, floor of a house; ārĕa Ne cume on bedde, ac licge on flette let him not come into a bed, but lie on a floor, L. P. M. 2; Th. ii. 286, 21. Heó on flet gecrong she sank on the ground, Beo. Th. 3141; B. 1568: 3085; B. 1540. II. a dwelling, habitation, house, cottage, hall; hăbĭtātio, dŏmus, căsa, aula Gif ðæt flet geblódgad wyrþe if the house be stained with blood, L. H. E. 14; Th. i. 32, 14. Gif man mannan an óðres flette mánswara háteþ if one man call another a perjurer in another's cottage, 11; Th. i. 32, 4: L. In. 39; Th. i. 86, 21. Him se æðela geaf giestlíþnysse fægre on flette the noble gave them a fair entertainment in his dwelling. Cd. 112; Th. 147, 29; Gen. 2447: Beo. Th. 2054; B. 1025. Scilling agelde ðam ðe ðæt flet áge let him pay a shilling to him who owns the dwelling, L. H. E. 11, 12, 13; Th. i. 32, 6, 9, 12. Hí fǽrlíce flet ofgeáfon they suddenly gave up the hall, Exon. 77a; Th. 290, 7; Wand. 61:Beo. Th. 3903; B. 1949: 4039; B. 2017. [Laym. ulette floor: Scot. flet, flett a house: Plat. flet a bedroom in the upper floor of a peasant's house: O. Sax. flet, fletti, n. the floor of a house, deal, house, hall: O. Frs. flet a house: Ger. dial. fletz aula, ārea: M. H. Ger. vletze, n. ārea: Icel. flet, n. a set of rooms, house.]
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