tǽsl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tǽsl
tǽsel, e; f. Teasel, teazle Ðeós wyrt ðe man camelleon alba, and óþrum naman wulfes tǽsl (tǽsel, MS. B.) (cf. wolf's-thistle, E. D. S. Pub. Plant Names) nemneþ, hafaþ leáf wiþerrǽde and þyrnyhte, and heó hafaþ on middan sumne sinewealtne crop and þyrnyhtne, Lchdm. i. 282, 15. [Wilde tesel virga pastoris, Wrt. Voc. i. 141, 13 (13th cent.). Tasylle carduus, 191, col. 2 (15th cent.). Tasyl carduus vel cardo fullonis, Prompt. Parv. 487. Cloth ... with taseles cracched, Piers P. 15, 446. O. H. Ger. zeisala carduus; wolf(es)-zeisala arnica.]
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