gǽsne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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gǽsne
gesne, geásne, gésine; adj. Barren, sterile, empty, wanting, void of, lifeless; stĕrĭlis, inānis, ĕgēnus, destĭtūtus, expers, exănĭmis Ðæt we gǽstes wlite, on ðás gǽsnan tíd, georne biþencen that, we earnestly consider, in this barren time, the spirit's beauty, Exon. 20 a; Th. 53, 13; Cri. 850. Ðis geár wæs gǽsne on mæstene this year was barren in mast-fruit, Chr. 1116; Th. 371, 16. Hirdas lǽgon gǽsne on greóte the keepers lay lifeless on the sand, Andr. Kmbl. 2169; An. 1086. v. Grm. Andr. Elen. p. 124, 1085 : Graff. IV. 267. [Piers P. gesen : Halliw. Dict. geson scarce.]
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