eaxl-gestealla
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eaxl-gestealla
an; m. A shoulder companion, nearest friend, bosom friend, comrade; cŏmes qui est a lătĕre, sŏcius intĭmus, commīlĭto Deád is Æschere, mín eaxlgestealla Æschere is dead, my bosom friend, Beo. Th. 2656; B. 1326. Hæfde wígena tó lyt, eaxlgestealna he had too few of warriors, comrades, Elen. Kmbl. 127; El. 64. Ic eom æðelinges eaxlgestealla I am a noble's bosom friend. Exon. 127 a; Th. 489, 2; Rä. 78, l. Heremód breát eaxlgesteallan Heremod destroyed his bosom friends, Beo. Th. 3432; B. 1714.
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