ést-mete
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ést-mete
es; m. Delicate meat, dainties, luxuries; delĭcātus cĭbus, daps, dēlĭciæ Ðeós sand oððe éstmete hæc daps, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 54; Som. 13, 20. Seó wuduwe ðe lyfaþ on éstmettum. heó ne lyfaþ ná, ac heó is deád. Ðeós Anna, ðe we embe sprecaþ, ne lufude heó ná éstmettas, ac lufude fæstenu the widow who liveth in luxuries, she liveth not, but she is dead. This Anna, of whom we speak, loved not luxuries, but loved fasts, Homl. Th. i. 146, 34-148, 1.
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