sprot
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sprot
es; n. A sprout, shoot, twig, small branch Sprote with a rod (?), Coll. Monast. Th. 23, 35. Sprota sarmentorum, ramorum, qui de vinea exciduntur, Hpt. Gl. 445, 32: 489, 10: palmitum, Germ. 401, 16. Sprotum sarmentis, 401, 24. [Halliwell gives sprote-wood as a word still in use for small wood or sticks for firing. Jamieson gives sprot 1. the withered stump of any plant, broken and lying on the ground; 2. the end of a branch blown off a growing tree; 3. a chip of wood, flying from the tool of a carpenter. O. L. Ger. gi-sprot surculum: Du. sprot a sprout, twig (Hexham).] v. sprútan, and next word.
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