fóster-land
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fóster-land
fóstor-land, es; n. FOSTER-LAND, land assigned for the procuring of provisions; fundus cĭbāriis emendis assignātus He gean [MS. geun] ðæs landes æt Wihtríces hamme ðám Godes þeówum, to fósterlande he gives the land at Wittersham to God's servants, as foster-land, Th. Diplm. A.D. 1032; 329, 27. Se cyning ðæt land geaf into Cristes cyrcean ðan híréde to fósterlande the king gave the land to Christchurch as foster-land for the convent, Th. Diplm. A.D. 1052; 368, 17.
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