stofn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stofn
e ; f. I. a stem Stoc truncus, stofn stipes, Wrt. Voc. i. 32, 43. [Þai thre stod on a stouen (stalke, stocke, other MSS.), C. M. 8036. Stovin a stump or stake ; the part of a hawthorn left in a hedge after 'splashing' it, E. D. S. Pub. Leicestershire. Icel. stofn a stem, stump of a tree.] II. a shoot of a tree Stofna ł telgena surculorum, virgultorum, Hpt. Gl. 419, 65. Stofnes (stofne ?), ówæstmas surculos, ramusculos, 409, 1. IIa. fig. offspring, progeny :-- Mid gestrénendlícere stofne progenie propaganda, 445, 64. [Stoven a sapling shoot from the stump of a fallen tree, E. D. S. Pub. B. 22, and WhitbyGloss.] III. a foundation Swá gé áwurpon wáh of stofne tamquam parieti inclinato, Ps. Th. 61, 3. [Icel. stofn a foundation ; stofna to establish, lay the foundation of.]
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