húslian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
húslian
p. ode To housel, to administer the sacrament Hý mihton wel habban wíf on ðam dagum forðan ðe hý nǽfre ne mæssodon ne menn ne húslodon they might well have wives in those days for they never celebrated mass nor administered the Eucharist to men, L. Ælfc. C. 7; Th. ii. 346, 8. Wé lǽraþ ðæt ǽlc preósta seóce men húslige ðonne heom þearf sí, L. Edg. C. 65; Th. ii. 258, 10. Diaconus mót ðæt folc húsligan, L. Ælfc. C. 16; Th. ii. 348, 14. [Cf. Diaconus mót hláf sillan, L. Ælfc. P. 34; Th. ii. 378, 12.] Gif man biþ tó húsligenne, 29; Th. ii. 352, 31. [Orm. huslenn: Prompt. Parv. howselyñ wythe the sacrament communico, see note, p. 250: Piers P. Chauc. houseled; pp. cf. Shaks. un-houseled: Goth. hunslian to offer: Icel. húsla to give the Corpus Domini to a sick person.]
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