GREÓT
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GREÓT
es; n. GRIT, sand, dust, earth, gravel; pulvis Hét ðæt greót útawegan he ordered the earth to be removed, Homl. Th. i. 74, 24. Ðú scealt greót etan dust shalt thou eat, Cd. 43; Th. 59, 9; Gen. 909. Ic gewíte in greótes fæðm I depart into dust's bosom, Exon. 64 a; Th. 235, 13; Ph. 556: Andr. Kmbl. 1587; An. 795: Beo. Th. 6315; B. 3168. Of greóte from the earth, Exon. 59 b; Th. 216, 13; Ph. 267: Andr. Kmbl. 3246; An. 1626. Sand is geblonden grund wið greóte the sand is mixed together, the abyss with the strand, 849; An. 425: 475; An. 238: 508; An. 254: Exon. 52 a; Th. 182, 12; Gú. 1309. Hér líþ úre ealdor on greóte here lies our chief in the dust, Byrht. Th. 140, 68; By. 315: Andr. Kmbl. 2169; An. 1086: Judth. 12; Thw. 26, 4; Jud. 308. Ðeáh ðe hit sý greóte beþeaht líc mid láme though with dust it be covered, the body with clay, Exon. 117 a; Th. 451, 4; Dóm. 98: Elen. Kmbl. 1666; El. 835. [A. R. greot: Wick. greet: O. Sax. griot; n. sand, strand: Icel. grjót; n. stones, rubble: O. H. Ger. grioz glarea, arena: Ger. gries gravel, grit.]
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