set
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
set
es; n. A seat. I. of the sun, the place where the sun sets Miððý tó sete eode sunne cum occidisset sol, Mk. Skt. Rush. 1, 32. Gewát sunne tó sete glídan, Andr. Kmbl. 2498 ; An. 1250 : 2610 ; An. 1306. Tó sete sígeþ, Menol. Fox 221; Men. 112. Cf. set-gang, setl. II. of men, a place where people remain, of an army, a camp, entrenchment, cf. to sit down before a place Ne com se here oftor eall úte of ðǽm setum ðonne tuwwa, óðre síþe ðá hié ǽrest tó londe cómon . . . óðre síþe ðá hié of ðǽm setum faran woldon (cf. Ða Deniscan sǽeton ðǽr behindan, 91, 1), Chr. 894 ; Erl. 90, 19-22. III. of animals, a place where animals are kept, a stall, fold, or where they feed, pastures -Seotu bucitum (cf. hrýðra fald bucetum, Wrt. Voc. i. 15, 22), Txts. 47, 339. Seto stabula, 99, 1903. Siota, Wrt. Voc. i. 289, 11. ['In sedibus quies imperturbata.' I þe sette is reste & eise bitocned, A. R. 358, 23. Þat folc hafden alle igeten and arisen from heore seten, Laym. 30841. O. H. Ger. sez sedes, suggestus: Icel. set the sitting-room, v. Cl.& Vig. Dict.] v. ge-set, -sete (read -set), ymb-set.
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