gesca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gesca
geocsa, geohsa, geoxa, gihsa, an ; m. I. hiccough or sobbing Gesca, iesca singultus, Txts. 97, 1865. Gescea singultum, Wrt. Voc. i. 289, 35. II. yox (v. D. D. s. v.), hiccough Gesca tentigo (cf. extentio, i. tenacitas ventris, tentigo, Wrt. Voc. ii. 145, 59), Txts. 101, 1996. Hwonan se micla geoxa cume, oþþe hú his mon tilian scule . . . þonne forstent se geohsa, Lch. ii. 60, 17-23 : 25: 28 : 62, l, 9. Þám monnum þe for fylle gihsa slihð for the men that hiccough attacks on account of repletion, 60, 24. Sicetit vel gesca sláet singultat, Txts. 97, 1857. Sele him wiþ geohsan ceald wæter and eced drincan, Lch. ii. 62, 13. III. sobbing :-- þiós siccetung hafað ágǽled, þes. geocsa (cf. ic nú wépende and gisciende . ; . misfó, Bt. 2 ; F. 4, 8), Met. 2, 5. v. giscian.
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