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  • noun [ feminine ]
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wind-gerest, e; f.
A windy resting-place (?), a hall open to the winds (?)
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  • Hé gesyhð sorhcearig on his suna búre wínsele wéstne, windgereste (wind gereste, MS. : windge reste, Grein)

    he sees the hall deserted, the resting-place of men open to the winds

    (? For the hall as a sleeping-place, cf. Monig snellíc sǽrinc selereste gebeáh,
      1385; B. 690), Beo. Th. 4904 ; B. 2456.
  • Cf. wind-sele.
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  • wind-gerest, n.