pyle
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
pyle
es; m. (?) A pillow Pyle cervical, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 5; Som. 9, 2 : pulvillus, Wrt. Voc. i. 284, 60 : pulvinar, 81, 60. Lytel pile pulvillus, 25, 48. Wá ðǽm ðe willaþ under ǽlcne elnbogan lecggean pyle and bolster under ǽlcne hnecean.... Se legeþ pyle under ǽlces monnes elnbogan ... vae his qui consuunt pulvillos sub omni cubito manus, et faciunt cervicalia sub capite universae aetatis.... Pulvillos sub omni cubito manus ponere est ... , Past. 19, 1 ; Swt. 143, 13-15. Hit wæs þeáw mid him ðæt mon ymbe .xii. mónaþ dyde ǽlces consules seti áne pyle hiérre ðonne hit ǽr wæs, Ors. 5, 11 ; Swt. 236, 7. [Prompt. Parv. pyliwe : O. H. Ger. pfuliwi ; n. From Latin pulvinus.]
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