ǼS
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ǼS
es; n. Food, meat, carrion, a dead carcase; esca, cibus, pabulum, cadaver Earn ǽses georn the eagle eager for food, Byrht. Th. 134, 60; By. 107. Lǽton him behíndan ðone earn ǽses brúcan they left behind them the eagle to eat of the carrion, Chr. 938; Th. i. 207, 30, col. 2; Æðelst. 63. Ǽse wlanc exulting in carrion, Beo. Th. 2668; B. 1332 : Ps. Th. 146, 10. [Dut. aas, n. esca, cadaver; Ger. aas, n. esca, cadaver: M. H. Ger. ás, n: O. H. Ger. ás, n. esca: Dan. aas, n: Swed. as, n.]
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