gifl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gifl
giefl, gifel, gyfl, es; n. Food, meat, piece of food Líc biþ wyrmes giefl the body shall be the worm's food, Exon. 100 a; Th. 374, 15; Seel. 126. Ðú wyrma gifl thou food for worms, 98 b; Th. 368, 16; Seel. 22. Hí ðæt gyfl þégun they ate that food, 61 b; Th. 226, 24; Ph. 410: 45 a; Th. 153, 8; Gú. 822. Húsle gereorded ðý æþelan gyfle fed with the Eucharist, with the noble food, 51 b: Th. 18o, 5; Gú. 1275. Lytlum gieflum with the little bits of meat, 88 b; Th. 332, 23; Vy. 89. v. ǽfen-gifl.
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