fléte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fléte
fliéte, flýte, an; f: flét, e; f. [fleótan to float] What floats on the surface, hence, — Cream, skimming, curds; flos lactis, lactis crĕmor exemptus, coagŭlum Genim cúmeoluc bútan wætere, lǽt weorþan to flétum, geþwer to buteran take cow's milk without water, let it become cream, churn it to butter, L. M. 1, 44; Lchdm. ii. 108, 22. Hafa clǽne flétan have clean curds, L. M. 1, 2; Lchdm. ii. 38, 19. Menge wið flétan, and nán óðer molcen þicge let him mingle it with curds, and eat no other milk-food, L. M. 2, 51; Lchdm. ii. 264, 26.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.