wæter-fæsten
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæter-fæsten
wæter-fæstenn, es; n. A place protected by water Hé gewícode ðǽr ðǽr hé niéhst rýmet hæfde for wudufæstenne ond for wæterfæstenne he encamped as near to the Danes as the wood and water, which protected their position, would allow him to find sufficient room, Chr. 894; Erl. 90, 10.
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