wudu-fæsten
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wudu-fæsten
wudu-fæstenn, es; n. I. a place rendered secure by woods, a wood as a place of security Ðǽr gewexen is wudufæstern micel there has grown a great wood which affords shelter, Cod. Dip. B. ii. 376, 4. HSgewícode ðǽr ðǽr hé niéhst rýmet hæfde for wudufæstenne he pitched his camp in the nearest spot allowed by the woods, Chr. 894; Erl. 90, 9. Ða flugon ða Bryt-Walas tó ðam wudufærstenum (cp. silvis sese obdidere, Bd. I. 2), pref. ; Erl. 5, 12. II. a place of security built of wood Sceal fæsl wesan cwiclifigendra cynna gehwylces on ðæt wudufæsten (Noah's ark) gelǽded, Cd. Th. 79, 16 ; Gen. 1312.
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