grutt
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
grutt
es; m. or n. I. an abyss, a gulf, whirlpool. 1. literal Déopnysse, grutte, sweliende uoragine (inferni ), An. Ox. 4340. Grut edwindan barathrum uoraginis (Charybdis ), 4, 9. Grut swelgendes, 7, 41. 2. figurative Swylce betwyx stánhricgum gruttes and stæfleahtres swelgend quasi inter Scyllam solocismi et barbarismi baratrum, An. Ox. 5466. Edwindan, grutte in uoraginem (gastrimargiae ), 701. II. a rock ? Stánrocca stáncyslas and sinewealte scylua, grutta (or ?? scylua grutta of the rocks of the depths; cf. (?) first passage under I. 2: if this explanation be correct the quotation belongs to I. 1) popelstánas of sandigum stranda stáncyslum scopulorum glareas et rotundos scrupearum lapillulos de arenosis litorum sablonibus, An. Ox. 1814. v. helle-grutt.
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