EALU
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EALU
ealo, es; n: generally indecl. in sing. ALE; cervĭsia, sīcĕra Ne he ealu ne drince nǽfre oððe wín let him never drink ale nor wine. Jud. 13, 4. Iohannes se Fulluhtere ne dranc náðor ne win, ne beor, ne ealu John the Baptist drank neither wine, nor beer, nor ale, Homl. Th. ii. 38, 7: Bt. 17; Fox 60, 5, MS. Cot: L. M. 1. 47; Lchdm. ii. 120, 15: Beo. Th. 1542; B. 769. [Chauc. Laym. ale: O. Sax. alo in alo-fat, n. an ale-cup: Dan. Swed. Icel. öl, n.]
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