FÆSL
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FÆSL
es; m? n? Offspring, progeny; fētus, prōles, sŭbŏles Ðǽr sceal fæsl wesan cwiclifigendra cynna gehwilces there shall be offspring of every living kind, Cd. 65; Th. 79, 13; Gen. 1310: 67; Th. 80, 17; Gen. 1330. To fæsle for progeny, 67; Th. 82, 8; Gen. 1359. [Plat. fasel sŭbŏles: Dut. Kil. fasel, vasel fētus in ŭtĕro: Ger. fasel, m. fētus, sŭbŏles: M. H. Ger. vasel, n. fētus: O. H. Ger. fasal, f. fētus: Icel. fösull, m. a brood.]
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