sting
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sting
es ; m. I. a sting, stab, thrust made with a pointed instrument ; the wound made by a stab or sting Beslóh se þorn on ðone fót and swá strang wæs se sting ðæs þornes ðæt hé eode þurh ðone fót the prick of the thorn was so hard, that the thorn went through the foot, Guthl. 16 ; Gdwin. 68, 3. Lilla sette his líchoman beforan ðam stynge (ante ictum pungentis ), Bd. 2, 9 ; S. 511, 24. Wið scorpiones stincg, Lchdm. i. 168, 3 : 248, 21. Wið scorpiones stincg, genim ðás ylcan wyrte . . . lege tó ðam stinge (cf. lege tó ðære wunde, 168, 7), 272, 22-24. II. v. in-, on-sting ; stingan, Ia.
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