hlít
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hlít
es; m. (but in Ps. L. 30, 16 the word seems feminine). Take here hlét, hlyt (l. hlýt) in Dict., and add: I. a lot (the object which is used) Cleros an Crécisc getácnað hlýt an Englisc cleros sors inter fretatur , Chrd. 75, 28. Ofer hrægl mín sendon hlét (hlýt, Ps. L.) super vestem meam miserunt sortem , Ps. Vos. Srt. 21, 19. Hlétt, Mk. R. 15, 24. I a. the urn in which the lots were placed :-- Hléte urna (matronam, quam supreniaa II. the casting of lots Wiðercwidas ofðrect hlét, and tó-scéd contradictiones comprimit sors, et (inter potentes) diiudicat, Kent. Gl. 655. Be hléte sorte (territorii dirempta ), Hpt. Gl. 426, 42. Hléte tódǽlde him eorðan sorte diviasit eis terram , Ps. Vos. Srt. 77, 54. III. the share assigned to a person Seó sáwel ðe bedǽled is þám gódnyssum, heó gewilnige þæt se cystiga wealdend hí geðeóde þám hlýte his gecorena, Hml. Th. i. 346, 29. Ne forlǽt Dryhten gird synfulra ofer hlét (sortem ) ryhtwísra, Ps. Vos. Srt. 134, 3. IV. lot, fate, fortune Hé Mercna ríce twá and twéntig wintra missenlice hléte (hlýte, v. l. varia sorte) fore wæs, Bd. 2, 20; 184, l. Þone hé gelíce hléte (hlýte, v. l.) geniðrade and ofslóh Eanfridum simili sorte damnavit , 3, l; Sch. 192, 22. Nú syndon gesette þá apostolas in hlét ǽ hié bodian now are the apostles appointed to the task(?) of ever proclaiming her , Bl. H. 157, 35. On handum þínum hlýta míne in manibus tuis series meae, Ps. L. 30, 16. IV a. of death :-- Þǽre ýtemeste hlýtes sortis suppremę, An. Ox. 2294. Þǽm étemestan hléte suprema sorte, Hpt. GL, 453, 34. v. mid-hlít; hlyte.
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