nest
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nest
es ; n. A nest; also the young birds in the nest; nidus Nest nidus, Wrt. Voc. i. 77. 39 : Ælfc. Gr. 8; Som. 7. 30. Ic in mínum neste neóbed ceóse, 'I shall die in my nest,' Exon. Th. 235, 6; Ph. 553 : 212, 25; Ph. 215. Nest timbran, gearwian, getimbran, wyrcan to build a nest, 210, 20, 21 ; Ph. 189 : 228, 2 ; Ph. 432 : 229, 6 ; Ph. 229. Ðíne bearn gegaderian swá se fugel déþ his nest (nidum ) under his fiðerum, Lk. Skt. 13, 34. Heofones fuglas habbaþ nestþ (MS. A. nest : Lind. nesto) volucres coeli habent nidos, 9, 58. Nest (Lind. nestas ł nesto), Mt. Kmbl. 8, 20 : Homl. Th. i. 160, 34. [O. H. Ger. nest nidus.] v. nistian, nestlian.
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