hæsel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hæsel
es; m. The hazel Hæsel corilus, Ælfc. Gl. 45; Som. 64. 95; Wrt. Voc. 32, 30. Hæsles ragu the lichen of hazel, L. M. i. 38, 8; Lchdm. ii. 96, 2 : L. M. 2, 52; Lchdm. ii. 270, 22. Hwít hæsel wich hazel; ulmus montana : saginus, Ælfc. Gl. 45; Som. 64, 96; Wrt. Voc. 32, 31. [Prompt. Parv. hesyl corulus, colurnus : Icel. hasl; m : O. H. Ger. hasal; m : hasala; f. corylus, amygdalus : Ger. hasel; f. ] For special virtue of the hazel see Grmm. D. M. 927, and cf. hæslen. Cf. also the Icel. hasla völl to challenge to a duel on a field marked out by hazel poles.
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