GEÁP
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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GEÁP
adj. Open, spread out, extended, broad, roomy, spacious, wide; pătens, pătŭlus, amplus, lātus Gim sceal on hringe standan, steáp and geáp a gem shall stand in a ring, prominent and broad, Menol. Fox 505; Gn. C. 23. Steáp and geáp high and wide, Salm. Kmbl. 827; Sal. 413. Reced hlifade, geáp and goldfáh the mansion towered, spacious and golden-hued, Beo. Th. 3604; B. 1800. Munt is hine ymbútan, geáp gylden weal a mountain is about him, a lofty golden wall, Salm. Kmbl. 511; Sal. 256. Sum sceal on geápum galgan rídan one shall ride on the extended gallows, Exon. 87 b; Th. 239, 12; Vy. 33. Under geápne hróf under the spacious roof, Beo. Th. 1677; B. 836. [Cf. Icel. gaupn both hands held together in the form of a bowl; geypna to encompass.] DER. horn-geáp, sǽ-.
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