hwósta
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwósta
an; m. A cough Hwósta tussis, Wrt. Voc. 289, 5; Ælfc. Gr. 9; Som. 14, 33. Hwósta and nearones breósta, L. M. 2, 21; Lchdm. ii. 204, 26. Hine dreceþ þyrre hwóstan and him on ðam hwóstan hwílum losaþ sió stemn he is troubled with a dry cough and at times during the cough he loses his voice, 51; Lchdm. ii. 264, 13. Wið hwóstan hú hé missenlíce on mon becume and hú his mon tilian scyle for cough, in what different ways it comes on a man and how it must be treated, 1, 15; Lchdm. ii. 56, 13. [Prompt. Parv. hosse, host, hoost tussis; Scott, host, hoast, hoist a cough: Icel. hósti: O. H. Ger. huosto tussis: Ger. husten.]
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