CYLL
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
CYLL
e; f: cylle, cille, an; f: cylle, es; m. A leather bottle, flagon, vessel; uter, ascopēra = ἀσκοπήρα Gesomnigende swá swá on cylle wætera sǽs congregans sicut in utrem aquas maris, Ps. Spl. C. 32, 7. Ðas cylle istum utrem, Greg. Dial. 3, 37. Swá ðú on hríme setest hlance cylle sicut uter in pruina, Ps. Th. 118, 83. Flaxe oððe cylle asscopa [= ascopēra ], Ælfc. Gl. 5; Som. 56, 27; Wrt. Voc. 17, 32. Æmtige cillan vacuum utrem: ða cillan istum utrem, Greg. Dial. 3, 37. Gefylde he ðære cyrcan cyllan implevit lampades ecclesiæ, 1, 5. He gegaderode eall sǽwætru tosomne, swylce hí wǽron on ánum cylle congregans sicut in utrem aquas maris, Ps. Th. 32, 6. Seó cwén [Tomyris] hét ðæt heáfod bewyrpan on ánne cylle se wæs afylled mannes blódes the queen [Tomyris] ordered the head to be thrown into a vessel which was filled with man's blood, Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 45, 34. Se ðe fæstne hider cylle [MS. kylle] brohte. . . gif hwelc þyrelne cylle [kylle MS.] brohte to ðys burnan who has brought hither a water-tight bottle . . . if any has brought to this spring a leaky bottle, Past. 65; Hat. MS. [Icel. kyllir, m. a bag or pouch.] DER. stór-cylle, -cille.
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