gítsere
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gítsere
es; m. An avaricious, a covetous person, miser Ða ðe wéron gítsaras qui erant avari, Lk. Skt. Lind. 16, 14. Se ungesǽliga gýtsere wile máre habban ðonne him genihtsumaþ the miserable covetous man wants to have more than suffices him, Homl. Th. i. 64, 33, 35: Bt. 16, 3; Fox 56, 16. He wæs se wyresta gítsere ðe he gesealde wið feó heofeones hláford he was the worst covetous man because he sold for money the lord of heaven, Blickl. Homl. 69, 13, 10. Gítseras ðe on mannum heora ǽhta on wóh nimaþ covetous men who take their property from men wrongfully, 61, 21. [A. R. ȝissare: M. H. Ger. gitesære.]
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