GNÆT
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GNÆT
gnætt; gen. gnættes; m. GNAT; culex Gedrehnigeaþ ðonegnæt aweg ye strain out the gnat, Mt. Bos. 23, 24. Com hundes fleógan and gnættas venit cænomyia et cinipes, Ps. Spl. 104, 29. Aaron slóh mid ðære girde on ða eorþan, and gnættas wǽron gewordene on mannum and on yrfe; and ealle ðære eorþan dust wæs gewurden to gnættum ofer eall Egipta land Aaron percussit pulverem terræ, et facti sunt sciniphes [gnats] in hominibus, et in jumentis; omnis pulvis terræ versus est in sciniphes per totam terram Ægypti, Ex. 8, 17, 16: Ps. Th 104, 27. Gnættas cómon ofer eall ðæt land gnats came over all the land, Or. 1, 7; Bos. 29, 29.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.