- noun [ masculinefeminine ]
- Ælfc. Gl. 65; Som. 69, 40; Wrt. Voc. 40, 67 : 110; Som. 79, 51; Wrt.
Voc. 59, 22 : 284, 65.
Ðá bewráh se árleása geréfa his ansýna mid his hacelan
then the impious count covered his face with his cloak,
- Nar. 42, 24.
Ðá gegyrede heó hý mid hǽrenre tunecan and mid byrnan ðæt is mid lytelre hacelan
she dressed herself in a tunic of hair and in a byrnie, that is in a little cassock,
- Shrn. 140, 30.
Ðá sende him mon áne blace hacelan angeán
a black mantle [sagum] was sent to him,
- Ors. 5, 10 : Swt. 234, 22.
Saulus heóld ealra ðæra stǽnendra hacelan
Saul held the garments of all those who were stoning [Stephen],
- Homl. Th. ii. 82, 22 : i. 48, 1.
pallium, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 5, 40. [Goth. hakuls; m. a cloak : O. Frs. hexil [ = hekil (?)] : Icel. hekla; f. a kind of cowled or hooded frock : hökull; m. a priest's cope : O. H. Ger. hachul cuculla, casula. ]See Grmm. D. M. 873 ff.
Bosworth, Joseph. “hacele.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/17805.Checked: 0