EAXEL
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EAXEL
eaxl, exl, e; f: eaxle, an; f. The shoulder; hŭmĕrus Standeþ [MS. standaþ] me hér on eaxelum stands here on my shoulders, Wald. 92; Vald. 2, 18. Geféng he be eaxle Grendles módor he seized Grendel's mother by the shoulder, Beo. Th. 3078; B. 1537. He forlét earm and eaxle he left arm and shoulder, 1948; B. 972. He gewérgad sæt freán eaxlum neáh he sat wearied near his lord's shoulders, 5699; B. 2853: 722; B. 358. Hæfde earmas and eaxle it had arms and shoulders, Exon. 129 a; Th. 494, 24; Rä. 83, 6. Gif eaxle gelæmed weorþeþ if a shoulder be lamed, L. Ethb. 38; Th. i. 14, 2. He hit set on his exla impōnit eam in hŭmĕros suos, Lk. Bos. 15, 5: Andr. Kmbl. 3148; An. 1577. [Laym. exle, dat: O. Sax. ahsla, f: O. Frs. axle, axele, f: Ger. achsel, f: M. H. Ger. ahsel, f: O. H. Ger. ahsala, f: Goth. amsa, m: Dan. axel, m. f: Swed. axel, m: Icel. öxl, f: Lat. axilla, f.]
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