FLOTA
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Verb Class: Participle
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FLOTA
an; m. [floten, pp. of fleótan to float] . I. a ship, vessel, fleet; nāvis, classis Flota stille bád on sole the vessel abode still in the mud, Beo. Th. 608; B. 301: 426; B. 210. Næs se fiota swá rang no fleet was so insolent, Chr. 975; Erl. 125, 26: 1006; Erl. 140, 6. Mid ðæm flotan with the fleet, 904; Erl. 98, 12. Lǽt nú geferian flotan úserne to lande let our ship now go to land, Andr. Kmbl. 794; An. 397: Beo. Th. 594; B. 294. II. a sailor, pirate; nauta, pīrāta Flota mōdgade the sailor proudly moved, Cd. 160; Th. 198, 32; Exod. 331. Brǽddon æfter beorgnm flotan feldhúsum the sailors spread themselves amongst the hills with their tents, 148; Th. 186, 3; Exod. 133: 154; Th. 191, 31; Exod. 223. Ða flotan, wícinga fela the pirates, vikings many, Byrht. Th. 133, 25; By. 72. [Scot. flote a fleet: Dut. vloot, f. a fleet: Ger. flotte, f. a. fleet: Dan. flaade, m. f: Swed. flotta, f: Icel. floti, m. a fleet.] EER. ǽg-flota, ge-, hærn-, sǽ-, scip-, wǽg-.
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