líf-leást
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
líf-leást
-lǽst, e; f. Loss of life, death On ǽlcum ðara daga gif man ǽnige ǽddran geopenaþ on ðara tíde ðæt hit biþ lífleást oððe langsum sár on each of those days, if a vein be opened at that hour, it is death or long disease, Lchdm. iii. 152, 5. Bendas oððe dyntas hwílum líflǽsta bonds or blows, at times death, L. Pen. 3; Th. ii. 278, 27.
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