scylf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scylf
scylp, es; m. I. a peak, crag, tor (in local names) Ðonon ofer ealne ðone hǽþfeld tó Hnæfes scylfe, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 130, 37. Tó byrnan scylfe, 38, 36. Sticule scylpas scabri murices, Germ. 399, 446. Scylfa scopulorum, Hpt. Gl. 421, 43. II. a turret, tower, pinnacle Se deófol gesette hine uppan ðam scylfe ðæs heágan temples, Homl. Th. i. 166, 17: 170, 1. Wé biddaþ ðæt ðú ástíge tó ðam sticelan scylfe . . . Hwæt ða bóceras hine gebrohton tó ðæs temples scylfe, ii. 300, 1-3. Hé hine ásette ofer ðæs temples scylf, Blickl Homl. 27, 11. Scylfas maciones, Wrt. Voc. ii. 59, 29: pinnas, Blickl. Gl. Ða torras and ða scylfas on him bǽron ða elpendas elephanti superpositas turres gestaverunt, Nar. 4, 16. [Cf.(?) O. H. Ger. sculpa gleba.] v. stán-scylf; scylfig.
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