gíslian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gíslian
p. ode, ade; pp. od To give hostages or security; obsides dare He gíslode and hine man ðeáhhwæðere ofslóh he gave hostages and yet he was slain, Chr. 1016; Erl. 154, 11. Man gíslade ða hwíle in to ðám scipum hostages were sent to the ships during the time, 994; Erl. 133, 29. Seó burhwaru gíslode the town's people gave hostages, 1013; Erl. 148, 8. Ða weasternan þægnas gíslodon the western thanes gave hostages, 17: 1015; Erl. 153, 1. [Icel. gísla to give as hostage].
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