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CÓL

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Grammar
CÓL, gen. cóles; pl. nom. acc. cóla, cólu; gen. cóla; dat. cólum; n.
Wright's OE grammar
§5; §106; §128; §276; §344;
COAL; carbo
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  • Cól

    carbo,

      Wrt. Voc. 86, 20: 286, 79.
  • Swá sweart swá cól

    as black as coal,

      L. M. 3, 39; Lchdm. ii. 332, 19.
  • Cól [MS. coll]

    carbo,

      Ælfc. Gl. 30; Som. 61, 75; Wrt. Voc. 27, 4.
  • On hát cól

    upon a hot coal,

      L. M. 1, 50; Lchdm. ii. 124, 6.
  • Cóla onælde synd fram him

    carbones succensi sunt ab eo,

      Ps. Spl. 17, 10, 15.
  • Feallaþ ofer hí cólu

    cadent super eos carbones,

      Ps. Spl. C. 139, 11.
  • Þurh ða cólu ðæs alteres

    by the coals of the altar,

      Past. 7, 1; Hat. MS. 12a, 10.
  • Ða twegen drýmen wurdon awende to có1a gelícnyssum

    the two wizards were turned to the likeness of coals,

      Homl. Th. ii. 496, 18.
Etymology
[Prompt. cole carbo: Wyc. colis, pl: Chauc. cole: Laym. col: Scot. coill, coyll:. Plat. köle: Frs. koal: O. Frs. kole: Dut. kool, m. f: Kil. kole: Ger. kohle, f: M. H. Ger. kol, m: O. H. Ger. kolo, m; kol, n: Dan. kul, n: Swed. kol, n: Icel. kol, n.]
Derived forms
DER. heofon-cól.
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  • CÓL, n.