gistlíþ-ness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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gistlíþ-ness
(gæstlíþ-ness, gestlíþ-ness, q. v. in Dict.) hospitality Swilce hé gestlíþnysse gegearwode quasi hospitalitatem exhiberet, Gr. D. 76, 19. Gestlíþnesse begangan, Bd. 1, 27; Sch. 64, 3. ¶ on gistlíþnesse as a guest :-- Gif bescoren man gange him an gestlíðnesse, gefe him man ǽnes if a tonsured man go from house to house seeking entertainment, let it be given him once, Ll. Th. i. 38, 12. Hé sumne Godes mann preósthádes on gestlíðnysse onféng clericum quendam hospitio recepit, Bd. 1, 7; Sch. 20, 1. For þám cuman þe hé on gestlíðnysse (gyst-, v. l.) gefeormode pro hospite quem susceperat, Sch. 21, 8. On gestlíþnysse onfón in hospitalitatem suscipere, Gr. D. 77, 3. Wæs hé on sumum húse inne þe hé hwílum on gæstlíþnesse wunode (hospitari solebat ), Guth. Gr. 171, 16. Cf. cum-líþnes.
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