Ciren-ceaster
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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Ciren-ceaster
Cyren-ceaster, Cyrn-ceaster; gen. ceastre; f. [Asser. Cirrenceastre: Hunt. Cirecestere: Brom. Circestre] CIRENCESTER, Cicester, Gloucestershire; Cirencestria in agro Glocestriensi Hie genámon iii ceastra, Gleawanceaster, and Cirenceaster [Cyrenceaster, col. 2, 3], and Baðanceaster they took three cities, Gloucester, and Cirencester, and Bath, Chr. 577; Th. 32, 41, col. 1. Æt Cirenceastre [Cyrenceastre, col, 2, 3] at Cirencester, 628; Th. 44, 13, col. 1. Hér fór se here to Cirenceastre [Cyrenceastre, col. 2, 3] of Cippanhamme, and sæt ðǽr án geár in this year [A. D. 879] the army went from Chippenham to Cirencester, and remained there one year, 879; Th. 148, 38, col. 1: 880; Th. 150, 8, col. 1. Hér, on Eastron, wæs micel gemót æt Cyrenceastre in this year [A. D. 1020], at Easter, there was a great council at Cirencester, 1020; Th. 286, 12, col. 2. Him eóde on hand se cyning and ða burhware ðe wǽron on Cyrnceastre the king came into his hands and the townspeople who were in Cirencester, Ors. 5, 12; Bos. 110, 22.
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