heals
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heals
hals, es; m. The neck, the prow of a ship Se hals the neck, Exon. 60 a; Th, 218, 22; Ph. 298. Gehæfted be ðdam healse fastened by the neck, Cd. 19; Th. 24, 29; Gen. 385. Heals ealne ymbeféng he clasped all the neck, Beo. Th. 5376; B. 2691. Lét his francan wadan þurh ðæs hysses hals he let his weapon pass through the man's neck, Byrht. Th. 135, 60; By. 141. [Orm. halls: Piers P. Chauc. hals: Prompt. Parv. hals collum, amplexatorium: Goth. O. Frs. O. Sax. O. H. Ger. hals: Icel. háls neck, part of the bow of a ship.]
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