HOL
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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HOL
es; n. A HOLE, hollow, cavern, den Tó ðám ealdan hole; of ðám hole, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iii. 423, 22. Swá swá leó déþ of his hole quasi leo in cubile suo, Ps. Th. 9, 29. Mec hæleþ út týhþ of hole hátne a man draws me out hot from a hole, Exon. 125 a; Th. 480, 6; Rä. 63, 7. On ðis dimme hol into this dark den [prison ], Bt. Met. Fox 2, 21; Met. 2, 11. Ðæt cúðe hol, Exon. 112 b; Th. 43l, 10; Rä. 45, 5. Wild deóra holl and denn lustra, Ælfc. Gl. 110; Som. 79, 38; Wrt. Voc. 59, 10. Hwelpas leóna on heora holum beóþ gelogode catuli leonum in cubilibus suis collocabuntur, Ps. Lamb. 103, 22. Foxas habbaþ holu vulpes foveas habent, Mt. Kmbl. 8, 20: Lk. Skt. 9, 58. Hola, Homl. Th. i. 160, 33. [Laym. hol: Chauc. hole: Prompt. Parv. hoole or pyt in an hylle caverna: O. Frs. O. Dut. Icel. O. H. Ger. hol concavum, caverna spelunca, antrum: cf. Goth. hulundi spelunca.] v. hola.
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