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gælsa

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
gælsa, an; m.
Luxury, extravagance; luxus, luxŭria
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  • Lust oððe gǽlsa

    luxus,

    • Ælfc. Gr. 11
    • ;
    • Som. 15, 10.
  • Lybbende on his gǽlsan

    vivendo luxŭriōse,

    • Lk. Bos. 15, 13.
  • Þurh fulne folces gǽlsan

    propter pŏpŭli luxum consummātum,

    • Lupi Serm. i. 21
    • ;
    • Hick. Thes. ii. 105, 39.
  • Ic him monigfealde módes gǽlsan ongeánbere

    I present manifold mind's extravagances to him,

    • Exon. 71 a
    • ;
    • Th. 264, 19
    • ;
    • Jul. 366 : Homl. Th. i. 544, 28.
  • Gælso

    sollicitudo,

    • Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 13, 22.
Derived forms
hyge-gælsa
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v.  gelsa.
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