slite
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
slite
es; m. I. a slit, tear, rent in cloth, etc. Se slite byþ wyrsa pejor scissura fit, Mt. Kmbl. 9, 16: Mk. Skt. 2, 21. II. a rent, tear . made by an animal, a bite. v. slítan, IV. Wið hundes slite, Lchdm. i. 148, 7. Ices slite oððe hundes, ii. 86, 2. Be hundes slite. Gif hund mon tóslíte oððe ábíte, L. Alf. pol. 23; Th. i. 78, 1. Wið nædran slite, Lchdm. ii. 10, 21. Wyrma slite, Exon. Th. 77, 4; Cri. 1251. Slita morsuum. Germ. 392, 30. III. a coil of a snake (?) Nædre sprotum slitas (?) lices clyniende vipera sarmentis laqueos corporis inplicans, Germ. 401 , 24. IV. a breach, infraction of a law. v. lah-slit. [O. H. Ger. sliz : Ger. schlisz ; m. : cf. Icel. slit ; n.] v. folc-, lah-, wyrm-slite.
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