wræc-stów
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wræc-stów
e; f. I. a place of exile Seó stów ðe, ðú nú on hǽft eart, and ðú cwist ðæt ðín wræcstów sý, heó is ðám monnum éþel ðe ðǽron geborene wǽran hic ipse locus, quem iu exsilium vocas, incolentibus patria est, Bt. 11, 1; Fox 32, 27. II. a place of misery or punishment Siððan wræcstówe (or 1 ?) werige gástas under hearmlocan heáne gefóran, Cd. Th. 6, 17; Gen. 90. Wræcstówa ergastula, Lchdm. i. lxii, 4.
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