cist
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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cist
a chest. Add: ciste, an (? v. bóc-cist). I. a box, coffer, casket Cest capsis, Txts. 50, 231: cista, arcula, 110, 1168. Cyst oððe mederce loculus, Wrt. Voc. i. 80, 80: capsis, ii. 13, 19. Seó ród is on treówenre ceste belocen, and ðonne seó cest bið onlocen, þonne cymeð upp wunderlic stenc, Shrn. 67, 27. Hwæt fremað þé þæt ðín cyst stande ful mid gódum, and ðín ingehýd beó ǽmtig ǽlces gódes?, Hml. Th. ii. 410, 11. On ciste in capsella, Wrt. Voc. ii. 45, 78. Ceste capsulam (cum sanctorum reliquiis, Bd. 1, 18), Txts. 181, 65. Man sceal habban piperhorn, cyste, mydercan, bearmteáge, Angl. ix. 264, 19. Funde mon on his máðmhúse twá cista (arcas), Ors. 6, 3; S. 258, 13. I a. a coffin. v. cistian :-- Cest arca funeris, sarcofagum, Txts. 109, 1146. Heó wearð bebyrged on treówenre cyste, Hml. S. 20, 69. Hé hrán ceiste (loculum ), Lk. L. 7, 14. II. a basket or ark of rushes. [v. N. E. D. chest, 4] Cistula, sporta vel cyst, Wrt. Voc. 131, 19. III. a horn as a receptacle (?) Ceste cornu, Wrt. Voc. ii. 105, 34. Cyste, 15, 53. [From Lat. cista.] v. lǽce-, mæst-, máðm-, seód-cist.
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