geaflas
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
geaflas
pl. m. The jaws; fauces Geaflas fauces, Cot. 91. Ðæt nebb lixeþ swá glæs oððe gim, geaflas scýne innan and útan the beak [of the Phoenix] glitters like glass or gem, the jaws comely within and without, Exon. 60 a; Th. 219, 1; Ph. 300. Biþ ðæt heáfod tohliden, geaflas toginene the head shall be split open, the jaws distended, Exon. 99 b; Th. 373, 17; Seel. 110. Ðam ða geaflas beóþ nǽdle scearpran whose jaws are sharper than a needle, 100 a; Th. 373, 32; Seel. 118.
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