sǽt
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sǽt
e; f. An ambush, a place where one lies in wait Hý sǽtiaþ mín and sittaþ swá gearwe swá seó leó déþ tó ðam ðe hé gefón wyle and swá swá his hwelp byþ gehýd æt ðære sǽte susceperunt me sicut leo paratus ad praedam, et sicut catulus leonis habitans in abditis, Ps. Th. 16, 11. Deórhege heáwan and sǽte haldan to maintain the places from which the deer might be shot (?), L. R. S. 2; Th. i. 432, 15. The Latin version has stabilitatem observare; Leo takes sǽte = hedges, and Schmid translates 'in ordnung erhalten.' [Icel. sát; f. ambush.] v. sǽtian.
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