hús-carl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hús-carl
es; m. [A word apparently taken from the Scandinavians, as the English form would be hús-ceorl.] A member of the king's bodyguard Ðurstán mín húskarll præfectus meus palatinus Ðurstanus, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iv. 202, 4. Urk mín húskarl, 221, 6. On gewitnesse eallra ðæs kynges húscarlan [-carla?], 291, 15. Ða Densca húscarles, Chr. 1070; Erl. 207, 25. Man gerǽdde ðæt Ælfgifu Hardacnutes módor sǽte on Winceastre mid ðæs cynges húscarlum hyra suna, 1036; Erl. 165, 5. [O. Frs. hús-kerl : Icel. hús-karl I. a man-servant, opposed to húsbondi a master; II. a member of the king's body-guard. See Cl. and Vig. Dict.] v. Kemble's Saxons in England, ii. 118 sqq : Stubbs' Const. Hist. i. 150.
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