steám
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
steám
stém, stiém, es; m. I. steam, hot exhalation, hot breath Him (Herod ) stód stincende steám of ðam múðe, Homl. Th. i. 86, 14. Forlǽt wynsumne réc ástígan ... Ðá of ðære stówe steám up árás swylce réc, Elen. Kmbl. 1603; El. 803. Stenc út cymeþ of ðam wongstede, wynsumra steám swæcca gehwylcum, Exon. Th. 358, 14; Pa. 45. Man píntreów bærne tó glédum ... wende his neb tó and onfó ðam stéme (the heat proceeding from the embers ), Lchdm. ii. 284, 16. Of hómena æþme and stiéme cymþ eágna mist, 26, 26. Fleó ða mettas ða ðe him stiém on innan wyrcen, 226, 10. II. that which emits hot vapour, blood Forléton mé standan steáme bedrifenne they left me (the cross) standing bespattered with blood, Rood Kmbl. 123; Kr. 62. [A stem als it were a sunnebem, Havel. 591. Steem or lowe of fyre flamma, steem of hothe lycure vapor, Prompt. Parv. 473.]
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