wyrpel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wyrpel
es; m. A vervel, a ring put on a falcon's leg. Thorpe in his note on the following passage quotes from Roquefort the explanation of the French vervelle: Large anneau qu'on passoit au pied d'un faucon pour le retenir Sum sceal wildne fugel átemian, heafoc on honda ... déþl hé wyrplas on, fédeþ swá on feterum fiþrum dealne (cf. the description of a falcon's equipment given in a M. H. Ger. poem, Haupt Zsch. 7, 341, quoted by Leo: Lancvezzel, würfel and hoselín, daz waren diu kleit sín), Exon. Th. 332, 19; Vy. 87.
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