spreót
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
spreót
es; m. A pole, sprit (in bow-sprit) Spreót contus, Wrt. Voc. i. 33, 61. Ánes mannes lenge ðe healt ánne spreót on his hand and strecþ hine swá feor swá hé mæg árǽcan intó ðere sǽ statura unius hominis tenentis lignum quod Angle nominant spreot, et tendentis ante se quantum potest, Chart. Th. 318, 10. Spreótas trudes vel amites. Wrt. Voc. i. 35, 43: trudes (in a list of things connected with ships), 48, 13: 57, 16: 64, 7: ansatas, ii. 3, 68: contos, 14, 72. Spreótum, spreútum contis, Txts. 48, 211. [Prompt. Parv. sprete contus: Du. spriet sprit: Dan. sprød: Swed. spröt.] v. eofor-spreót.
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