hors-hwæl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hors-hwæl
es; m. A walrus Swíðost hé fór ðider tóeácan ðæs landes sceáwunge for ðǽm horschwælum for ðæm hie habbaþ swíðe æðele bán on heora tóþum his principal object in going there, in addition to the observation of the country, was to get the walruses, for they have very excellent ivory in their tusks, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 17, 36. [Icel. hross-hwalr: Ger. wall-ross.]
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