átor
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.
átor
áttor, áter, átter, ǽtor, ǽtter, ǽttor; gen. átres, áttres; n. Poison, venom; venenum Átres drync the drink of poison, Andr. Kmbl. 105; An. 53. Áttre gelícost most like to poison, Cd. 216, Th. 274, 32 ; Sat. 162. Flór áttre weól the floor boiled with venom, 220; Th. 284, 8 ; Sat. 318. Áttru venena, Scint. 28. Wið áttrum against poisons, Ps. Th. 57, 4: Bd. 1, 1 ; S. 474, 39: Bd. 4, 23; S. 595, 1. Wið fleógendum átre for flying venom, L. M. 1, 45; Lchdm. ii. 112, 24. [Orm. atterr: Laym. atter: Piers attre: Plat. etter, eiter, m. n: O. Sax. étar, ettar, m: O.Dut. Dut. etter, m: Ger. eiter, n. m: M. H. Ger. eiter, n : O. H. Ger. eitar, n : Dan. edder, n : Swed. etter, n : Norw. O. Nrs. eitr, n. Cf. M. H. Ger. eiten to burn : Sansk. i-n-dh and the A. Sax. ád a funeral pile : O. H. Ger. eit ignis, áttor then would seem to mean a cause of burning, a pricking pain.]
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