heáh-setl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heáh-setl
es; n. A high seat, throne, seat of honour [at table], seat of justice Ðín heáhsetl thronum, Ps. Th. 88, 26. Forðon héhseðil godes is quia thronus Dei est, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 5, 34. Ðonne crist siteþ on his cynestóle on heáhsetle when Christ sitteth on his royal seat, on his throne, Exon. 25 b; Th. 75, 7; Cri. 1218: Lchdnt. iii. 426, 6. Se ríca man ðe sitt on his heáhsetle hraðe geswícþ hé his gebeórscipes gif ða þeówan geswícaþ ðæra teolunga the great man that sits on his high seat will soon discontinue his feast if the servants discontinue the attendance, Homl. Th. i. 272, 35. Ðá hé ðá sett on héhsettle sedente autem illo pro tribunali, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 27, 19. Fore ðæm héhsedle pro tribunali, Jn. Skt. Lind. 19, 13. Be ðám unrihtwísum cyningum ða wé gesióþ sittan on ðám héhstan heáhsetlum concerning unjust kings whom we see sitting on the highest thrones, Bt. 37, 1; Fox 186, 2. [Laym. hæh-setle throne: O. H. Ger. hóh-sedal thronus, solium, triclinium: cf. Icel. há-sæti a high seat (at table).]
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