wiþ-steall
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wiþ-steall
es; m. I. a defence Ic ingehygd eal geondwlíte, hú gefæstnad sý ferð innanweard, wiðsteall geworht I scan the mind to see how the soul is fortified within, how its defences are built, Exon. Th. 266, 20; Jul. 401. II. an obstruction, obstacle Wiðsteallas obstacula (nimborum obstacula rupit, ut fluerent imbres, Ald. 143), Wrt. Voc. ii. 89, 71: 64, 39. Cf. wiþer-steall.
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