HOLT
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HOLT
es; m. n. I. a HOLT, wood, grove, copse Holt lucus, Ælfc. Gr. 8; Som. 7, 30: nemus, 9, 32; Som. 12, 17: saltus, Ælfc. Gl. 45; Som. 64, 104; Wrt. Voc. 32, 39: nemus vel saltus, Wrt. Voc. 80, 34. Wildeóra holt, Salm. Kmbl. 116; Sal. 82. Holtes frætwe fruit, Exon. 57 a; Th. 202, 22; Ph. 73. Hé lét him ðá of handon fleógan hafoc wið ðæs holtes he let the hawk fly from his hands towards the wood, Byrht. Th. 131, 14; By. 8: Rood Kmbl. 58; Kr. 29. Uton gán innan on ðisses holtes hleó let us go within the shelter of this grove, Cd. 39; Th. 52, 7; Gen. 840; Exon. 62 a; Th. 227, 26; Ph. 429. Wulf holtes gehléða, Elen. Kmbl. 225; El. 113. Sum sceal on holte of heáhbeáme feallan, Exon. 87 b; Th. 328, 21; Vy. 21: Bt. Met. Fox 13, 103, 73; Met. 13, 52, 37. Gewiton áweg tó holte they went away to the wood, Homl. Th. ii. 516, 12. Holt ofgeáfon they left the wood, Beo. Th. 5685; B. 2846: 5190; B. 2598. Abraham ðá plantode ǽnne holt Abraham vero plantavit nemus, Gen. 21, 33. Ful oft unc holt wrugon wudubeáma helm, Exon. 129 a; Th. 496, 1; Rä. 85, 7. Ðú geond holt wunast thou shall dwell among the woods, Cd. 203; Th. 252, 6; Dan. 574. II. wood; lignum Ic geseah holt hweorfende I saw wood moving, Exon. 114 a; Th. 438, 5; Rä. 57, 3. Holte bi[h]lǽnan to pile wood round, 74 a; Th. 277, 7; Jul. 577. [Laym. Chauc. holt: Prompt. Parv. holt, lytylle wode lucus, virgultum, p. 244, v. note: O. Frs. holt wood, stick: Icel. holt wood, coppice (nearly obsolete); a rough stony hill: O. H. Ger. holz nemus, silva, sallus, arbor, lignum: Ger. holz.] DER. æsc-, firgen-, ofer-, wudu-holt.
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