saltere
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
saltere
es; m. I. a stringed musical instrument, a psaltery Saltere sambucus, Wrt. Voc. i. 289, 26 : psalterium, Ps. Spl. 80, 2 : 107, 2. On saltere syngaþ him in psalterio psallite illi, 32, 2 : 91, 3 : 143, 11 : 150, 3. Cimbalan oððe psalteras oððe strengas ætrínan. Lchdm. iii. 202, 14. IIa. the book of Psalms :-- Se saltere ys án bóc, ðe hé (David) gesette þurh God betwux óðrum bócum on ðære bibliothecan, Ælfc. T. Grn. 7, 26. IIb. a psalter, a service-book containing the book of Psalms divided into certain portions for Matins, and the Hours, so as to be gone through in the course of the week :-- Hé (the mass-priest)] saltere swá man singþ on Róme, Chart. Th. 430, 11. ¶ Saltere singan to sing psalms taken from the psalter :-- Hé gehát gehét. . . ðæt hé ǽghwylce dæge ealne saltere ásunge vovit votum quia quotidie psalterium totum decantaret, Bd. 3, 27 ; S. 599, 11. Hé ásong ǽlce dæge tuwa his saltere and his mæssan, Shrn. 134, 17. Singe eal geférrǽden ætgædere heora saltere ða þrý dagas. Wulfst. 181, 21. Ǽlc bróður singe twegen salteras sealma . . . vi. mæssan oððe . vi. salteras sealma each brother shall sing two portions of psalms from the psalter. Chart. Th. 614, 7, 11. [O. H. Ger. saltari, psaltari psalterium; salzara sambucus: Icel. saltari a psalm-book.]
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