fæsting-men
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fæsting-men
festing-men, -menn; pl. m. [fæsting an entrusting, men, v. man a man] Servants of the king entrusted to the keeping of the monasteries while going from place to place; servi rēgii ad cūram monastēriōrum commendāti in regno obeundo Terram lībĕrābo ab refectiōne et hābĭtu illōrum omnium qui dīcuntur fæstingmen, Th. Diplm. A. D. 822; 65, 17: A. D. 821; 64, 11: A. D. 841; 92, 19. Festing-menn, A. D. 823; 67, 2: A.D. 828; 79, 30.
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