gærs-stapa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gærs-stapa
gærstapa, an; m. A GRASS-STEPPER, locust; lŏcusta Gærs-stapa lŏcusta, Wrt. Voc. 78, 61. He sǽde and com gærstapa dixit et vēnit lŏcusta, Ps. Spl. 104, 32 : 108, 22. He sealde geswinc heora gærstapan dĕdit lăbōres eōrum lŏcustæ, Ps. Lamb. 77, 46, Gærstapan cómon and frǽton ealle ða gærscíþas locusts came and ate up all the blades of grass, Ors. 1, 7; Bos. 29, 42 : Homl. Th. ii. 192. 35. Gærstapan hit fretaþ eall lŏcustæ devŏrābunt omnia, Deut. 28, 38 : Num. 13, 33 : Ex. 10, 12 : Jud. 6, 5 : Mt. Bos. 3, 4. Se byrnenda wind brohte gærstapan ventus ūrens levāvit lŏcustas, Ex. 10, 13, 19 : 10, 4.
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