weg-nest
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weg-nest
es; n. Food for a journey Wearð uncer wegnyst áfúlod, Shrn. 42, 4. Him siþþan sý wegnestes getíðad, and swá mid wegneste hám cyrren, R. Ben. 103, 21. Ðá genámon wit twégen buccan, and wit hig ácwealdon, and gehióldan hiora flǽsc unc tó wægnyste, Shrn. 41, 30: 36, 31. ¶ the word is used of the sacrament administered to the dying :-- Gif se man on his ýtemestan dæge gyrneþ Cristes líchaman tó underfónne, ne wyrne him man ná, . . . ðæt bið his wegnyst (viaticum), and ǽlces ðæra manna ðe tó Godes ríce becymð, L. Ecg. P. i. 10; Th. ii. 176, 20. Heó onféng wægnyste ðære hálgan gemǽnsumnysse. Bd. 4, 23; S. 595, 27. Hé bútan hǽlo wegnyste of worulde gewát, 5, 14; S. 634, 33. Hé wæs hine trymmende mid ðý heofonlícum wægneste, 4, 24; S. 599, 2. [O. H. Ger. wega-nest (-nist) cibaria, viaticum: Icel. veg-nest.]
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