fant-fæt
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fant-fæt
gen. fant-fætes; pl. nom. acc. fant-fatu; n. A font vessel, the font for baptism; baptistērii vas Hǽðen cild biþ gebroht synfull þurh Adames forgǽgednysse, to ðam fant-fæte, ac hit biþ aþwogen fram eallum synnum wiðinnan, ðeáh ðe hit wiðútan, his hiw ne awende a heathen child is brought to the font-vessel, sinful through Adam's transgression, but it is washed from all sins within, though without it change not its appearance, Homl. Th. ii. 268, 29-33.
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