god-gild
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
god-gild
-gield, -geld, -gyld, gode-gild, es; n. An idol He hét wyrcan gyldeno godgeld and seolfrene ... ðá abræc ðæt mægden ðæt gold and ðæt seolfor of ðǽm godgeldum he bade make golden idols and silver ... then the maiden broke the gold and the silver off the idols, Shrn. 106, 2-4: 122, 9: L. Alf. 32; Th. i. 52, 12. Ðæt he gulde ðǽm hǽðnum godgyldum that he should sacrifice to heathen idols, Shrn. 101, 1: Bd. 1, 7; S. 477, 13. He heora godgieldum eallum wiðsóc he renounced all their idols, Ors. 2, 5; Swt. 78, 4. Hí on Choreb cealf ongunnan him to godegylde georne wyrcean fecerunt vitulum in Choreb, et adoraverunt sculptile, Ps. Th. 105, 17. [Cf. deófol-gild.]
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