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fætels

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
fætels, fetels, es; pl. nom. acc. fætelsas, fætels; m. n. A vessel, vat, sack, bag, pouch; vas, saccus, pēra = πήρα, marsūpium =
Wright's OE grammar
§221; §277; §339; §598;
μαρσύπιoν
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  • Dó on swylc fætels swylce ðú wille

    put [it] into whatever vessel thou wilt,

    • Lchdm. iii. 16,
    • 26.
  • Ðeáh man asette twegen fætels full ealaþ oððe wæteres, hý gedóþ ðæt óðer biþ oferfroren

    if a man set two vats full of ale or of water, they cause that either shall be frozen over,

    • Ors. 1,
    • 1;
    • Bos. 23,
    • 8.
  • Seó mǽgþ gebrohte heáfod blódig on ðam fætelse

    the woman brought the bloody head in the bag,

    • Judth. 11
    • ;
    • Thw. 23,
    • 78;
    • Jud. 127
    • .
  • Ic bicge hýda and fell, and wyrce of him pusan and fætelsas

    ĕgo ĕmo cŭtes et pelles et făcio ex iis pēras et marsūpia,

    • Coll. Monast. Th. 28,
    • 1.
Derived forms
mete-fætels
Linked entries
v.  fetels.
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  • fætels, n.