hól
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hól
es; n. Vain speech, evil speaking without cause, calumny, slander Hól and hete and rýpera reáflác ús derede slander and hatred and the rapine of robbers hath harmed us, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 106, 70. Hól calumnia, Off. Episc. 8, Lye. Ne teó ic N. ne for hete ne for hóle [MS. H. héle] ne for unrihtre feohgyrnesse I do not accuse N. from hate or with the intention of slandering him or from an unjust desire for money, L. O. 4; Th. i. 180, 11. Ðæs deópne áþ Drihten áswór and ðone mid sóðe swylce gefrymede ðæt hé hine for hóle ǽr ne áswóre gehét Dauide swá hé him dyde syððan juravit Dominus David verítatem, et non frustrabitur eam, Ps. Th. 131, 11; cf. Grff. iv. 849, huolian. [Icel. hól flattery, boasting.] v. holunga, hoelan, hólian.
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