wíg-hús
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wíg-hús
es; n. (in Wrt. Voc. i. 36, 41 it is masc.) A war-house, a tower, fortification Ðis wíghús haec arx , Ælfc. Gr. 9, 75; Zup. 73, 14: 3 ; Zup. 7, 9. Se híhsta wíghús arx , Wrt. Voc. i. 36, 41. Wíghús propugnaculum , Hpt. Gl. 499, 61. On ǽlcurn ylpe wæs án wíghús getimbrod, and on ǽlcum wíghúse wǽron þrittig manna, Homl. Skt. ii. 25, 561. Wíghúses turris , Wrt. Voc. ii. 84, 28. Wíghús propugnacula , i. 36, 40. Wíghúsum turribus , ii. 91, 25: Ps. Th. 47, ii: Past. 33; Swt. 2 29, 5. Se weall is mid stǽnenum wíghúsum (habitaculis defensorum ) beworht, Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 74, 21. Menn wyrcaþ wíghús him (elephants ) on uppan, and of ðám feohtaþ, Hex. 9 ; Norm. 16, II. [O. H. Ger. wíc-hús turris, propugnaculum.]
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