gorst
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gorst
gost, es; m. GORSE, furze, bramble Ðeós wyrt ðe man tribulus and óðrum naman gorst nemneþ this plant, which is named tribulus, and by another name gorse, Herb. 142, 1; Lchdm. i. 262, 16. Of gorstum de tribolis, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 7, 16. Ne wínberian on gorste ne nimaþ neque de rubo vindemiant uvam, Lk. Skt. 6, 44. Ðá hét ualerianus gebindan ðysne ypolitum on wildu hors ðæt hyne drógon on gorstas and on þornas then bade Valerian to bind this Hypolitus on wild horses that they might drag him into the brambles and thorns, Shrn. 117, 13. Iuniperi ðæt is gorst juniper that is gorse, L. M. i. 31, 3; Lchdm. ii. 72, 10. Gost accidenetum, Wrt. Voc. 33. 32. [Prompt. Parv. fyrrys or gorstys tre ruscus, p. 162, v. note.]
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