hæftling
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hæftling
es; m. A captive Hæftling captivus, Ælfc. Gr. 28; Som. 32, 41. Ðá áxode se ealdorman ðone hæftling hwæðer hé þurh drýcræft his bendas tóbrǽce then the alderman asked the captive whether he broke his bonds by witchcraft, Homl. Th. ii. 358, 10. Nabochodonosor hergode on Iudéiscre leóde and hí hæftlingas tó Babilone gelǽdde Nebuchadnezzar warred on the Jewish people and led them captives to Babylon, 58, 6 : i. 108, 21 : Gen. 31, 26.
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