gamel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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gamel
gamol; adj. Old, aged; sĕnex, vĕtustus Wolde beddes neósan gamela Scylding the aged Scylding would visit his bed, Beo. Th. 3588; B. 1792. Wæs gylden hilt gamelum rince gyfen the golden hilt was given to the aged warrior, 3359; B. 1677 : Elen. Kmbl. 2491; El. 1247. Gamele ne móston háre heaðorincas hilde onþeón the aged hoary chieftains might not prosper in battle, Cd. 154; Th. 193, 3; Exod. 240. Ǽr he on weg hwurfe, gamol, of geardum ere he, old, departed on his way from his courts, Beo. Th. 535; B. 265 : 115; B. 58. v. gomel. [Icel. gamall.]
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