cantel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
cantel
a piece of wood placed obliquely to support a rafter ( ? v. cantle, cant in N. E. D.) Ǽrest man ásmeáð þæs húses stede, and eác man timber beheáwð, and þá syllan man fægere gefegð, and þá beámas gelegð, and þá ræftras tó þǽre fyrste gefæstnað and mid cantlum underwriðað, Angl. viii. 324, 10. [From Low Lat. cantellus.]
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