hám-fæst
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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hám-fæst
adj. Resident, dwelling at home Hú mæg ðǽr ðonne ánes ríces monnes nama cuman ðonne ðǽr mon furðum ðære burge naman ne geheórþ ne ðære þeóde ðe he on hámfæst biþ how can one great man's name come there, when the name of the town even and of the people among whom he dwells is not heard there, Bt. 18, 2; Fox 64, 3: L. Ed. 1; Th. i. 158, 22. Gif mon becume on his gefán and hé hine ǽr hámfæstne ne wite si quis superveniat in hostem suum, et eum antea residentem nesciat, L. Alf. pol. 42; Th. i. 90, 15. [Cf. hám-sittende.]
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