CYST
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
CYST
cist, cest, e; f. A CHEST, coffer, coffin, sheath, casket; capsa, capsella, cista, cistella, loculus Hire cyste cistam suam, L. C. S. 77; Th. i. 418, 21. He ða cyste æt-hrán tetigit loculum, Lk. Bos. 7, 14. On cyste dyde condidit in capsella, Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 9. Ðæt hí woldan his bán on niwe cyste gedón ut ossa illius in novo recondita loculo locarent, 4, 30; S. 608, 30: 3, 6; S. 528, 29. Cist cista, Wrt. Voc. 288, 31. Cest cistella, Ælfc. Gl. 3; Som. 55, 64; Wrt. Voc. 16, 37. [Chauc. cheste: Scot. kist, kyst: Dut. kist, kast: Kil. kiste: O. Frs. kiste: Ger. M. H. Ger. kiste, f: O. H. Ger. kista, f: Dan. kiste, m. f: Swed. Icel. kista, f: Lat. cista: Grk. κίστη a chest, box: Manx kishtey, m. a chest: Armor. kest, f. a basket.] DER. bóc-cest.
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