gif-stól
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gif-stól
gief-stól, es; m. A gift-seat, seat from which gifts are distributed, throne, throne of grace; donorum thronus, solium, gratiæ thronus Ðone gifstól grétan to greet the throne, Beo. Th. 338; B. 168. Brynewylmum mealt gifstól Geáta the gift-chair of the Goths was consumed by flames of fire, Beo. Th. 4643; B. 2327: Exon. 16 a; Th. 36, 6; Cri. 572. Sceal gifstól gegierwed stondan a throne shall stand prepared, Exon. 90 a; Th. 337, 23; Gn. Ex. 69: 77 a; Th. 289, 7; Wand. 44.
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