hægtesse
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hægtesse
Add: hægtiss, hægtess, e: hætse, an ; hǽts, e. I. afury of the classical mythology Haehtes furia, Wrt. Voc. ii. 109, 47. Hægtesse , 36, 29. Hægtes erenis, hægtesse eumenides, 29, 41, 42. Haehtisse, hegitisse eumenides, filiae noctis, Txts. 59, 772. Hægtessa furiarum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 96, 82. Hegitesum furiis, An. Ox. 4, 85. II. a hag, witch Haegtis, hegtis striga, Txts. 99, 1913. Gáð tó þǽre hǽtse vel sceande (Jezabel) and bebyriað hire líc ite et videte maledictam illam, et sepelite eam ( 2 Kings 9, 34), Hml. S. 18, 350. Sume wíf wyrcad heora . , . wógerum drencas . . . Ac þyllice sceandas sceolan síðian tó helle . . . Crístene men sceolan forhigian þá hǽtsan, M. 164. [O. H. Ger. hagazissa (-ussa) furia; házus(-is) strihia, erynnis: Ger. hexe.] Cf. heáh-rún.
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