mynster
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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mynster
es; n. I. a monastery, a place where a body of monks or of nuns resided Gif hit beón mæg, swá sceal mynster beón gestaþelod, ðæt ealle neádbehéfe þing ðǽr binnan wunian, ðæt is wæterscype, mylen, wyrtún and gehwylce misenlíce cræftas ðe synd góde tó begánne, R. Ben. 127, 4-7. Wæs se ǽrest abbod ðæs ylcan mynstres Petrus háten, Bd. 1, 33; S. 499, 5: 2, 2 ; S. 502, 40. Mynstres aldor, L. Wih. 17 ; Th. i. 40, 13. Gif hwá gefeohte on cyninges húse síe hé scyldig ealles his ierfes . . . Gif hwá on mynstre gefeohte, hundtwelftig sciłł. gebéte, L. In. 6; Th. i. 106, 4. Gif hwá gefeohteþ on mynstre bútan circean gebéte . . . be mynstres mǽðe, L. Eth. vii. 10; Th. i. 330, 26. Muneca gehwylc ðe úte sý of mynstre . . . gebúge georne intó mynstre, v. 5 ; Th. i. 306, 1-3. Gif hwá nunnan of mynstre út álǽde, L. Alf. pol. 8 ; Th. i. 66, 15. Wæs heó. . . on ðam mynstre ðe on Franclande wæs getimbrad fram ðære abbadissan ðe Fara hátte . . . forðon on ða tíd ne wǽron monige mynstra getimbrade on Angelþeóde; forðon monige of Breotone gewunedon sécan Francna mynstro, Bd. 3, 8 ; S. 531, 12-17. Mid ðý ðe wǽn ðá com, ðe ða bán on lǽded wæron, in ðæt foresprecene mynster, ðá ne woldan ða híwan ðe on ðam mynstre wǽron him lustlíce onfón, 3, 11; S. 535, 17. Se munuc ðe mynster næbbe, L. Eth. v. 6; Th. i. 306, 6. On mynstrum fæste gewunian and regollíce libban (said of abbots ), ix. 32; Th. i. 348, 1. In mynsterum, Exon. 38 b; Th. 127, 16; Gú. 387. Coloman twá mynstro geworhte, Bd. 4, 4; S. 570, 30. Twá æðele mynstere, 4, 6; S. 574, 12. Mynstru, R. Ben. 139, 4. II. a church, minster (v. mynster-clǽnsung) Ne sín ealle circan ná gelícre mǽðe worldlíce wyrðe . . . Heáfodmynstres griþbryce . . . béte man be cyninges munde . . . and medemran mynstres mid hundtwelftigan sciłł., L. Eth. ix. 5 ; Th. i. 342, 1: L. C. E. 3; Th. i. 360, 21. Man ágife ǽlce teóþunge tó ðam ealdan mynstre (ad matrem ecclesiam ) ðe seó hýrnes tó hýrþ, L. Edg. i. l; Th. i. 262, 7. Ðæs mynstres mæssepreóst, i. 3; Th. i. 262, 25. (See also sections 2 and 5. ) Óswold fullworhte on Eferwíc ðæt ǽnlíce mynster ðe his mǽg Eádwine ǽr begunnen hæfde, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 98, 90. [Laym. munster a monastery: Orm. i þeȝȝre minnstre (the temple, cf. i þe kirrke, 1099), 1017 : O. H. Ger. munustiri monasterium. From the Latin.] v. heáfod-, nunn-mynster.
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