scrín
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scrín
es; n. I. a chest, coffer, casket, box in which precious things are kept: — Scrín arca vel scrinium, Wrt. Voc. i. 26, 49 : capsella, 33, 62: arca, 80, 79. Ðæt hálige scrín the ark of the covenant. Homl. Th. ii. 214, 35: Jos. 4, 7. Godes scrín, 7, 6: Num. 14, 10. Ðæt scrín, Jos. 3, 8, 13. Hé ( Judas) hæfde scrín (loculos) and baer ða þing ðe man sende, Jn. Skt. 12, 6: 13, 29. Hire scrín mid hiræ háligdómæ, Chart. Th. 553, 12. II. a receptacle for the relics of a saint, a shrine Se earm wearð geléd on scrine of seolfre ásmiðod on Sancte Petres mynstre, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 99, 143. Ðá þwóh man ða hálgan bán, and bær intó ðære cyrcan on scríne, 100, 158. Ic genam ða reliquias ðære hálgan fǽmnan and hí gesætte on scrín ðæt ic sylf ǽr of stáne geworhte ego tuli reliquias beatae Margaretae et reposui in scrinio, quod feci de lapide, Nar. 49, 7. Ðá gebrohte se bisceop ealle ða hálgan bán on gelimplícum scrýnum, and gelógodon hí up on cyrcan, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 275. Ðá wolde se cásere wyrcan him eallum (the seven sleepers) gyldene scrýn, Homl. Th. ii. 426, 22. [Hí námen ðære (in the minster) twá gildene scrínes and .lx. seolferne, Chr. 1070; Erl. 209, 11.] III. a cage in which a criminal is confined Hig Pilatum on ánum ýsenum scrýne gebrohton on ðære byrig Damascum, and hyne myd scrýne myd eallum on feastum cwearterne beclýsdon, St. And. 38, 8: 44, 19. [O. H. Ger. scríni scrinium, loculus: Icel. skrín a shrine. From Latin.]
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