ofer-holt
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-holt
a forest of spears which rise over the heads of those who bear them(?) Hié gesáwon fyrd Faraonis forþ ongangan oferholt wegan eóred líxan they (the Israelites) saw Pharaoh's host advance, saw a forest of spears move (or saw them bearing a forest of spears), saw the band glitter, Cd. Th. 187, 27; Exod. 157.
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