scutel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scutel
and scytel, es; m. I. a dart, missile, arrow Sciutil jaculum, sagitta, Txts. 110, 1177, 1179. Scytelum cilda sagittis parvulorum, Ps. Th. 63, 7. [Icel. skutill an instrument shot forth, a harpoon. Cf. scytyl a shuttle; schytle, chyldys game sagitella, Prompt. Parv. 447. Schetylle navecula , Wrt. Voc. i. 235, 3.] II. the tongue of a balance (?) Scytel momentum, 76, 632. Scutil, Wrt. Voc. ii. 71, 20. Scutel, 56, 52. [M. Lot. momentum languette de bilance. Cf. schytylle, schityl, onstabyl preceps, Prompt. Parv. 447.
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