splott
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
splott
es; m. I. a plot of land Mann ðe áhte geweald ealles ðæs splottes æt Celian dúne, ðár ðæt scræf wæs tómiddes, ðe ða seofon hálgan lágon inne slápan, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 415. On clǽnan splott súðe-weardne, Cod. Dip. B. iii. 336, 23. II. a spot Is se finta fægre gedǽled sum brún sum basu sum blácum splottum searolíce beseted cauda porrigitur fulvo distenta metallo, in cujus maculis purpura mista rubet , Exon. Th. 218, 18; Ph. 296. [Cf. Hyre treówenan gesplottude cuppan, Chart. Th. 537, 33. Wicklif uses splotti == spotted in Gen. 30, 35; and Halliwell gives splotch as an East-country word for a splash of dirt.] v. æcer-, friþ-, land-, mǽd-splott.
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