Dorn-sǽte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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Dorn-sǽte
Dor-sǽte; gen. -sǽta; dat. -sǽtum, -sǽton, -sǽtan; pl. m. [dor = Celt. dwr, dur water; -sǽte dwellers, inhabitants: dwellers by water] Inhabitants or men of Dorsetshire, people of Dorsetshire in a body, DORSETSHIRE; Dorsetenses, Dorsetia Ðý ilcan geáre gefeaht Æðelhelm wið Deniscne here mid Dornsǽtum [Dorsǽtan, Th. 118, 17, col. 2; Dorsǽton, 119, 17, col. 1; Dorsǽtum, 119, 16, col. 2] in the same year [A. D. 837] Æthelhelm fought against the Danish army with the Dorset-men, Chr. 837; Th. 118, 17, col. 1. Mid Dornsǽtum [Dorsǽtum, Th. 120, 12, col. 2, 3; Dorsǽton, 121, 11, col. 1, 2, 3] with the Dorset-men, 845; Th. 120, 12, 36. Alfwold was bisceop on Dorsǽtum Alfwold was bishop of Dorset, 978; Th. 232, 7, col. 1: 982; Th. 234, 38: 236, 8: 1015; Th. 276, 13; 277, 13. Hí up eódon into Dorsǽton [Dorsǽtan, Th. 247, 19] they went up into Dorsetshire, 998; Th. 246, 19: Cod. Dipl. 1302; A. D. 1006; Kmbl. vi. 155, 6: 1334; A. D. 1046; Kmbl. vi. 195, 31. On Dorsǽtan in Dorsetshire, Cod. Dipl. 841; Kmbl. iv. 200, 26: 871; Kmbl. iv. 221, 5: Chr. 1078; Th. 350, 17.
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