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botl

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Add: I. of any dwelling
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  • On middan ðǽre flóre his fægeran botles (Cuthbert's hermitage), Hml. Th. ii. 144, 3. ꝥ se líg náht þǽre burge botles ne gehrínan ne dorste

    ut flamma contingere quidquam aedi-ficii non auderet,

      Gr. D. 48, 11.
  • Wé ceorfað heáh treówu on holte ðæt wé hí eft up árǽren on ðǽm botle, ðǽr ðǽr wé timbran willen

    altum silvae lignum succidimus, ut hoc in aedificii tegmine sublevemus,

      Past. 433, 36.
  • II. of a considerable (royal, monastic, &c.) dwelling

    On Donafelda, ðǽr wæs dá cyninges botl (villa regia), hét Édwine þǽr cyricean getimbrian, þá þá hǽþenan mid ealle þý botle forbaerndon . . . For þám þá æftran cyningas him botl

    (uillam)

    worhton on þám lande þe Loidis is háten,
      Bd. 2, 14; Sch. 173, 13-21.
  • Þæs cynges botl,

      Hml. Th. i. 244, 19: ii. 480, 6.
  • Tó Melantian (cf. wíf wæligon ǽhtum, Melantia gecýged, 133) botle,

      Hml. S. 2, 262.
  • Naboð hæfde ǽnne wíneard wið ðæs cynincges botl,

      18, 172.
  • Wið þæt botl Salustii,

      Hml. Th. i. 428, 10.
  • Se biscop him ðǽr mynsterlic botl timbrian hét,

      508, 30.
  • Hét hé ontendan eal hire

    (the abbess Effigenia)

    botl, þǽr heó mid (má ðonne twám hund, cf.
      476, 20) mǽdenum on gebedum ðurhwunode, ii. 478, 35. ¶ Bottle
Etymology
[v. N. E. D. bottle. O. Sax. bodl: O. Frs. bodel: Icel. ból.]
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v. cyne-botl; bold.
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