þæcele
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þæcele
an; f. A torch, light Þæcile fax, Wrt. Voc. i. 284, 20. Ðecele facula, ii. 77, 5. Ða fýr feóllon on ða eorþan swelce byrnende þecelle vise nubes ardentes de celo tanquam faces decidere, Nar. 23, 26 : 14, 15. Stód se leóma him of swylce fýren ðecelle (þecele, Bd. M. 476, 15) ongeán norðdǽle portabant facem ignis contra aquilonem, Bd. 5, 23; S. 645, 29. Ðæccilla (ðæcela, Rush.) lucerna, Lk. Skt. Lind. 11, 34 : Mk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 4, 21. Þæccille (ðæcella, Rush.), Jn. Skt. Lind. 5, 35. Ðæccillæ (ðæcela, Rush.) lucernae, Lk. Skt. Lind. 12, 35. Dryhtnes ðecelan, Salm. Kmbl. 838; Sal. 418. Ðæccillas lampades, Mt. Kmbl. p. 9, 20. Mid brondum ł ðæccillum cum facibus, Jn. Skt. Lind. 18, 3. [Cf. Ælc beorn hæfde on heonde ane þechene bærninde, Laym. 8084.] v. fæcele.
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