gilp-word
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gilp-word
es; n. A boastful word, a boast, vaunt Hí him to gylpworde hæfdon 'ðæt him leófre wǽre ðæt hí hæfdon healtne cyning ðonne healt ríce' their boast was 'that they had rather have a halting king than a halting kingdom,' Ors. 3, 1; Bos. 53, 26. Gylpword boastful words, Cd. 14; Th. 17, 23; Gen. 264: Beo. Th. 1355; B. 675: Byrht. Th. 139, 55; By. 274.
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