hálig-rift
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hálig-rift
-reft, -ryft, e; f. A holy garment, veil. Háligryft theristrum, Hpt. Gl. 525. Hió an hyre betsþ háliryft she gives her best veil, Th. Chart. 538, 7. Heó ðǽr háligryfte onféng accepto velamine sanctimonialis habitus, Bd. 4, 19; S. 587, 42: Shrn. 94, 25: Lchdm. iii. 430, 26. Sca hylda wæs xxxiii geára on lǽwedum háde and xxxiii geára under háligryfte St. Hilda was for thirty-three years in the world and for thirty-three years in the cloister, Shrn. 149, 5. Effigenia is ðæs Heofenlícan Cynges brýd and mid háligrefte gehálgod Effigenia is the bride of the Heavenly King, and hallowed with the veil, Homl. Th. ii. 476, 32. Mathéus léde háligreft ofer hire heáfod Matthew placed a veil on her head, 478, 5.
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