hæg-steald
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Verb Class: Uncertain
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hæg-steald
hæge-, heh-, es; m : e; f [?] One living in the lord's house, not having his own household, an unmarried person, a young person, bachelor, virgin; mansionarius, cælebs, juvenis, virgo Hwæðer hé sig hægsteald ðe hǽmedceorl utrum cælebs sit an uxoratus, L. Ecg. C. 1; Th. ii. 132, 28. Hegsteald cælebs, 14; Th. ii. 142, 13. Hægsteald módige wígend unforhte youths courageous, warriors fearless, Cd. 160; Th. 198, 24; Exod. 327. His hægstealdas his young warriors, Fins. Th. 81; Fin. 40. Hægestealdas and fǽmnan juvenes et virgines, Ps. Th. 148, 12. Swilce geongum hægstealde ut ephebo hircitallo, Mone B. 3434. Hehstald virgo, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 1, 23 : Lk. Skt. Lind. 1, 27. Hehstaldo virgines, Rtl. 47, 36. Hehstaldun virginibus, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 25, 1. Of heghstalde de virgine, Rtl. 126, 3. v. hago-steald.
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