FLÝS
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FLÝS
fiís, fliés, flés, fleŏs. es; n. A fleece, wool; vellus, lānūgo Dis flýs hoc vellus, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 32; Som. 12, 12. Gilde ðæt flýs mid twám pæningum let the fleece be paid for with two pence, L. In. 69; Th. i. 146, 11, MS. H. Mid his flýse with its fleece, L. In. 69; Th. i. 146, 9, 10, MSS. B. H. He nyðerastíhþ swá swá rén on flýs descendet sicut plŭvia in vellus, Ps. Lamb. 71, 6: Ps. Th. 147, 5. Of flýsum mínra sceápa wǽron gehlyde þearfena sídan the sides of the poor were clothed with the fleeces of my sheep, Job Thw. 165, 2. Wulle flýsum with fleeces of wool, Exon. 109a; Th. 417, 12; Rä. 36, 3. Flýs lānūgo. Cot. 122. [Piers P. flus: Plat. fliis vellus: Dut. vlies, n: Ger. vlies, fliesz, n: M. H. Ger. vlies, n.]
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