CNÓSL
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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CNÓSL
es; n. A race, progeny, offspring, kin, family; proles, genus, generatio Gewít ðú nú féran, and ðíne fare lǽdan, ceápas to cnósle begin thow now to depart, and lead thy family, thy cattle for progeny, Cd. 83; Th. 105, 2; Gen. 1747. Mínes cnósles of my progeny, Exon. 105a; Th. 399, 22; Rä. 19, 4: 112a; Th. 430, 15; Rä. 44, 9. Gódes and yfles ðǽr ic cunnade, cnósle bidǽled there I tried good and evil, separated from my offspring, 85b; Th. 321, 27; Wld. 52. Bearn vel cnósl soboles vel proles, Ælfc. Gl. 91; Som. 75, 19; Wrt. Voc. 51, 64. Cnósle genere, Mone B. 1608. Héht from hweorfan mánscyldigne cnósle sínum he bade the crime-guilty depart from his kindred, Cd. 50; Th. 64, 12; Gen. 1049. On cnósle oððe on cynne in generatione, Ps. Lamb. 32, 11. Gewát him mid cnósle he departed with his family, Cd. 83; Th. 104, 4; Gen. 1730. [O. Sax. knósal, n: Ger. knösel, m. a little man: O. H. Ger. knuosli, knósli, n.] DER. fæderen-cnósl, geóguþ-.
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