gleó-man
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gleó-man
glí-man, glii-man, gliig-man, glig-man, -mann, es; m. A glee-man, musician, minstrel, jester, player, buffoon; musicus, cantor, joculator, histrio, scurra, mimus, pantomimus Leóþ wæs asungen, gleómannes gyd the lay was sung, the gleeman's song, Beo. Th. 2324; B. 1160. Wera gehwylcum wíslícu word gerísaþ, gleómen gied to every man wise words are fitting, song to the gleeman, Exon. 91 b; Th. 344, 1; Gn. Ex. 167: 87 a; Th. 326, 29; Wíd. 136. Gligman mimus, jocista, scurra, pantomimus, Ælfc. Gl. 61; Som. 68, 59, 60; Wrt. Voc. 39, 42, 43. Gligman mimus vel scurra, 73, 69: sophista, parasitus, Hpt. Gl. 406, 483, 504: seductor, Gl. Prud. Gif preóst glíman wurþe if a priest become a gleeman, L. N. P. L. 41; Th. ii. 296, 11. Monige welige menn fédaþ yfle gliigmen [gliimen, Cot. MS.] nonnulli divites nutriunt histriones, Past. 44, 6; Swt. 327, 7; Hat. MS. See Turner's History of the Anglo-Saxons, Bk. 7, c. 7.
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