FÝST
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FÝST
e; f. A FIST; pugnus Fýst pugnus, Ælfc. Gl. 72; Som. 71, 3; Wrt. Voc. 43, 57. Gif men cídaþ and hira óðer hys néxtan mid ýste slicþ si rixāti fuĕrint vĭri et percussĕrit alter proxĭmum suum pugno, Ex. 21, 18. On ðone eádgan andwlitan helfúse men hondum slógun, folmum areahtum, and fýstum eác wicked men struck on the blessed visage with their hands, with outstretched palms, and with fists also, Exon. 24 a; Th. 69, 24; Cri. 1125; Blickl. Homl. 23, 33; Mk. Bos. 14, 65. [Piers P. fust : Chauc : fest : R. Glouc. fustes, pl : Laym. uustes, fustes, pl. fists : Plat. fuust, fust, f : Frs. O. Frs. fest, f : Dut. vuist, f : Ger. faust, f : M. H. Ger. vúst, f : O. H. Ger. fúst,f : Dan. pust, n. a blow : Swed. pust, m. a blow with the fist, box on the ear : Icel. pústr, m. a box on the ear.]
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