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. I. provisions, victuals Se him his nest áspringeþ he whose provisions fail him, Exon. Th. 335, 23; Gn. Ex. 38. Sum sceal on feorwegas gongan, and his nest beran, 329, 3 ; Vy. 28. On ðæm fætelse ðe hyre foregenga hyra begea nest þyder lǽdde, Judth. Thw. 23, 19 ; Jud. 128. II. provisions served out at fixed times, rations Nest epimenia (οπιμήνια cf. fóstraþas epimoenia, 32, 41. Epimenia expensae vel exennia vel tributa quae dantur per singulos menses, Ducange), Wrt. Voc. ii. 107, 32. Ða cempan cwǽdon: Hwæt dó wé? Ðá sǽde hé him : Beóþ éðhylde on eówrum andlyfenum (Lind. Rush. nestum = stipendiis ), Lk. Skt. 3, 14. [Icel. nest; n. provisions : O.H. Ger. wega-, fart-nest viaticum.] v. weg-nest, nest-pohha.
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