gist-hús
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gist-hús
(gæst-hús, q. v. in Dict.), es; n. A place of entertainment for strangers, a guest-chamber, hostel, hospice, an inn Gisthús ælðeódigra manna zenodochium, Wrt. Voc. i. 58, 51. Gysthúses méd hospitii merces, Nap. 57, 10. Mæg hé witan hé bið on sýðfæte and wel gysthúses beþearf, Ll. Th. ii. 430, 25. Ðone gewundedan ðe mon lǽdde helfcuicne tó ðǽm giesðhúse (giest-, v. l.) (ad stabulum ), Past.125, 8. In gesthúse in diversorio, Lk. R. L. 2, 7: Hml. Th. i. 116, 1. Befrán se hálga wer on hwæs gesthúse hí metes onbirigdon, ii. 168, 2. Onféng hé þá in his gesthúse (hospitio ), Gr. D. 194, 13. Ic wæs cuma and gé mé underféngon on eówrum gesthúsum, Wlfst. 288, 16: Hml, Th. ii. 286, 12. ¶ used of permanent lodging :-- Eustachius gelǽdde hí intó his gesthúse (cf. hé ðær drohtnode fíftýne geár, l. 216). . . þá cwæð hé tó þám húshláforde . . ., Hml. S. 30, 258. [O. H. Ger. gast-hús diversorium, hospitium.]
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