helle-hund
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
helle-hund
es; m. A hell-hound Sý hé Judas geféra Cristes belǽwendes and sý hé toren of hellehundes tóþum on ðám egeslícum hellewítum mid eallum deóflum bútan ǽlcum ende bútan hé hit ǽr his endedæge rihtlíce gebéte may he be the companion of Judas the betrayer of Christ, and be torn by the teeth of a hell-hound in the awful torments of hell among all the devils without any end, unless he make due reparation before his last day, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iii. 350,18 [Cf. sceolde cuman ðære helle hund ongeán hiné ðæs nama wæs Ceruerus it was said that the hound of hell, whose name was Cerberus, came towards him, Bt. 35, 6; Fox 168. 15.] v. Grimm. D. M. 948-9.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.