fant-bæþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fant-bæþ
es; n. The baptismal font, font with water in it ready for baptism, the rite there performed Þonne is æfter eallum þisum mid rihtum geleáfan tó efstanne wið fontbæðes georne . . .Þá ðreó dýfinga on fontbæðe getácniað . . . , Wlfst. 36, 1-10. Gelǽstan þæt þæt wé behétan þá wé fulluht underféngan, oððon þá þe æt fontbæþe (fulluhte, v. l. ) úre forespecan wǽran, 67, 8. Hé eóde in (ðá eá) nacod. Þá gefullode hine se bisceop . . . and he eóde of þǽm fantbaðe sóna, Hml. S. 3, 76.
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