sinc-fæt
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sinc-fæt
es ; n. I. a costly vessel, a vessel of gold or of silver, cf. máðum-fæt Hordweard (the dragon ) sincfæt (cf. fǽted wǽge, 4553 ; B. 2282, dryncfæt dýre, 4601 ; B. 2306) sóhte, Beo. Th. 4589 ; B. 2300 : B. 2231. Ides sincfato sealde . . . hió Beówulfe medoful ætbær, 1248 ; B. 622. Forsóc hé ðám syncfatum, beága mænigo, Vald. 1, 28. II. a receptacle for treasure, a casket, cf. hord-fæt Hé ætwæg Brósinga mene, sigle and sincfæt. Beo. Th. 2404 ; B. 1200.
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