tihtle
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tihtle
an ; f. A charge, accusation Gif hit ánfeald tyh[t]le sý, dúfe seó hand æfter ðam stáne óð ða wriste, and gif hit þryfeald sý, óð ðæne elbogan, L. Ath. iv. 7; Th. i. 226, 16. Gif hit tihtle (tihtla, MS. B.) sí and lád forberste if a charge be brought, and the attempt to refute the charge fail, L. C. S. 54; Th. i. 406, 10: 57 ; Th. i. 406, 26. Swerige hé ðane áð (cf. next passage), ðæt hé sý unscyldig ðære tihtlan (tyhtelan) . . . And ofgá ǽlc man his tihtlan mid foreáðe (cf. L. O. 2; Th. i. 178, 10: L. O. D. 6; Th. i. 354, 30), L. Ath. i. 23; Th. i. 212, 1-5. Ic eom unscyldig æt ðære tihtlan ðe N. mé tíhþ, L. O. 5; Th. i. 180, 16. Gif man folciscne mæssepreóst mid tihtlan belecge ládige hine swá swá diácon ðe regollíf libbe if a charge be brought against a secular priest, let him clear himself as a regular deacon would, L. Eth. ix. 21; Th. i. 344, 19: 22; Th. i. 344, 22. Tyhtlan (tihlan, MS. A.), L. C. E. 5; Th. i. 362, 7. Ne stent nán óðer lád æt tihtlan búte ordál betweox Wealan and Englan, L. O. D. 2 ; Th. i. 354, I. Ðá tugon hié hiene ðæt hé heora swicdomes wið Alexander fremmende wǽre and hiene for ðære tihtlan ofslógon they accused him of betraying them to Alexander, and on that charge slew him; hunc, quasi urbem Alexandro venditasset, necaverunt, Ors. 4, 5; Swt. 168, 18. Se ðe ða tihtlan áge the plaintiff, prosecutor, L. H. E. 10; Th. i. 30, 19. v. frum-, stæl-, wiðer-tihtle; tiht, and next word.
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