stigel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stigel
e ; f. A stile, set of steps for getting over a fence Fram ðam wón stocce tó cinta stiogole ; ðanne fram cinta stiogole tó earnes beáme, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 73, 24. Stigole, iii. 227, 19. Stigele, 236, 25 : v. 40, 6, 7, 10 : 148, 1. Tó ðære stigelæ tó ðæs bisceopæs mearcæ, 84, 13, 16. Of ðam seáðe in ða ealdan stihle ; of ðære stihle, iii. 386, 17-18. The word occurs also in compounds Ðanon on ðone bóchagan wið ðere bócstigele, v. 70, 27. [Ryght as they wolde han troden ouer a style, Chauc. Pard. T. 712. Style, where men gon over scansillum, scansile, Prompt. Parv. 475, col. 2. O. H. Ger. stiglia a postern ; posticium.]
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