breóst-cófa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
breóst-cófa
an; m. [breóst the breast, the heart, mind, cófa a cave, chamber] The breast-chamber, breast, heart, mind; pectoris cubile, pectus, uber, cor, animus Under breóstcófan sub pectore, Wanl. Catal. 48, 43. Ðú eart hiht mín fram breóstcófan módor mínre tu es spes mea ab uberibus matris meæ, Ps. Lamb. 21, 10. He wæs ðe blíðra on breóstcófan he was the blither in his heart, Bt. Met. Fox 9, 64; Met. 9, 32: Cd. 27; Th. 36, 19; Gen. 574: Exon. 76 b; Th. 287, 22; Wand. 18.
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