This is page 485 of An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary by Bosworth and Toller (1898)

This online edition was created by the Germanic Lexicon Project.

Click here to go to the main page about Bosworth/Toller. (You can download the entire dictionary from that page.)
Click here to volunteer to correct a page of this dictionary.
Click here to search the dictionary.

This page was generated on 09 Dec 2017. The individual pages are regenerated once a week to reflect the previous week's worth of corrections, which are performed and uploaded by volunteers.

The copyright on this dictionary is expired. You are welcome to copy the data below, post it on other web sites, create derived works, or use the data in any other way you please. As a courtesy, please credit the Germanic Lexicon Project.

GOLD-HAMA - GÓS-HAFOC

gold-hama, an; m. A gilded or golden coat of mail, Elen. Kmbl. 1980; El. 992.

gold-hilted; adj. Having a golden hilt, Exon. 114 a; Th. 437, 27; Rä. 56, 14.

gold-hladen; adj. Adorned with gold, Fins. Th. 26; Fin. 13.

gold-hord, es; m. n. A treasure, treasury; thesaurus :-- Nellen gé goldhordian eów goldhordas on eorþan ... goldhordiaþ eów goldhordas on heofenan ... ðær ðín goldhord is ðæ-acute;r is ðín heorte nolite thesaurizare vobis thesauros in terra ... thesaurizate vobis thesauros in cælo ... ubi est thesaurus tuus, ibi est cor tuum, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 19-21: 2, 11: 13, 44, 52: Exon. 19 b; Th. 49, 18; Cri. 787. Goldhord dæ-acute;lan to distribute treasure, Cd. 173; Th. 216, 16; Dan. 2. Ðæt goldhord, ðæt yldum wæs lange behýded the treasure that was long hidden from men, Elen. Kmbl. 1578; El. 791. Goldhord thesaurarium, Ælfc. Gl. 109; Som. 79, 23; Wrt. Voc. 58, 63. He gesette ðone gársecg on his goldhorde ponens in thesauris abyssos, Ps. Th. 32, 6. Ðe forþlæ-acute;deþ fægere windas of his goldhordum qui producit ventos de thesauris suis, Ps. Th. 134, 8.

gold-hord-hús, es; n. A privy; ypodromum, Ælfc. Gl. 107; Som. 78, 80; Wrt. Voc. 57, 57, see note.

gold-hordian; p. ode; pp. od To hoard, lay up treasure; thesaurizare, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 19, 20.

gold-hroden; adj. Adorned with gold :-- Cwén goldhroden the queen adorned with gold, Beo. Th. 1232; B. 614: 1285; B. 640: 3900; B. 1948: 4054; B. 2025: Exon. 86 a; Th. 324, 29; Víd. 102.

gold-hwæte; adj. Greedy for gold, Beo. Th. 6140; B. 3074.

gold-læfra, an; m. Gold-leaf; bractea, Cot. 207, Lye.

gold-mæstling, -mæslinc, es; n. Brass, latten; auricalcum, Ælfc. Gr. 8; Som. 7, 65: Wrt. Voc. 85, 8.

gold-máðum, es; m. A precious thing made of gold, treasure, Beo. Th. 4820; B. 2414.

gold-sele, es; m. A hall in which gold is distributed, or one adorned with gold, Beo. Th. 1434; B. 715: 2510; B. 1253: 3282; B. 1639: 4172; B. 2083. [Cf. gold-burh.]

gold-siowod auro satus, acupictus, segmentatus, Cot. 178, Lye.

gold-smiþ, es; m. A goldsmith, worker in gold; aurifex :-- Tubalcain wæs égðer ge goldsmiþ ge ísensmiþ Tubalcain was a worker both in gold and in iron, Gen. 4, 22. Goldsmiþ aurifex, Coll. Monast. Th. 29, 35: Homl. Th. i. 64, 8. Ðe Eádréd cyng gebócode Ælfsige his goldsmipe which king Edred gave by charter to his goldsmith Ælfsig, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iii. 431, 24: vi. 211, 7: Bt. Met. Fox 10, 67; Met. 10, 34.

gold-smiþu, e; f. The art of the goldsmith, Exon. 88; Th. 331, 24; Vy. 73.

gold-spédig; adj. Wealthy, Exon. 66 a; Th. 245, 3; Jul. 39.

gold-þeóf, es; m. One who steals gold, L. Alf. pol. 9; Th. i. 68, 5.

gold-torht; adj. Bright like gold, Exon. 93 b; Th. 351, 11; Sch. 78.

gold-weard, es; m. A guardian of gold [a dragon], Beo. Th. 6154; B. 3081.

gold-wine, es; m. A liberal and kindly prince, Judth. 10; Thw. 21, 17; Jud. 22: Beo. Th. 2346; B. 1171: 2956; B. 1476: 4829; B. 2419: 5161; B. 2584: Elen. Kmbl. 401; El. 201: Exon. 77 a; Th. 288, 23; Wand. 35: 76 b; Th. 287, 31; Wand. 22.

gold-wlanc, -wlonc; adj. Splendidly adorned with gold, Beo. Th. 3766; B. 1881: Salm. Kmbl. 414; Sal. 207.

gold-wlencu, e; f. A golden ornament :-- Ðonne ne gefultumiaþ ðære sáule ðara gimma frætwednes, ne ðara goldwlenca nán then the adornment of the gems does not help the soul, nor any of the golden ornaments, Blickl. Homl. 195, 11.

GÓMA, an; m. The palate; in pl. the fauces :-- Góma vel hróf ðæs múþes palatum vel uranon, Ælfc. Gl. 71; Som. 70, 107; Wrt. Voc. 43, 35. Góma palatum, Wrt. Voc. 70, 53. Ðes góma hæc faux, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 71; Som. 14, 15. Ic eom on góman swétra ðonne ðú beóbreád blende mid hunige sweeter am I on the palate than didst thou blend honeycomb with honey, Exon. 111 a; Th. 425, 18; Rä. 41, 58: 113 a; Th. 433, 11; Rä. 50, 6. Ic dó ðæt ðín tunge clifaþ to ðínum góman linguam tuam adherescere faciam palato tuo, Homl. Th. ii. 530, 28. Me syndan góman háse raucæ factæ sunt fauces meæ, Ps. Th. 68, 3: Soul Kmbl. 216; Seel. 110. Me is on gómum gód and swéte ðín ágen word quam dulcia faucibus meis eloquia tua, Ps. Th. 118, 103: 136, 5: 149, 6. He ða grimman góman bihlemmeþ fæste togædre he clashes fast together the fierce jaws, Exon. 97 b; Th. 364, 26; Wal. 76. [Prompt. Parv. gome gingiva: Icel. gómr the palate: O. H. Ger. guomo, gaumo, giumo guttur, faux, palatum: Ger. gaum, gaumen the palate.]

gombe, an; f. Tribute :-- Niéde sceoldon gombon gieldon and gafol sellan needs must they pay tribute and tax, Cd. 93; Th. 119, 11; Gen. 1978. Gomban gyldan, Beo. Th. 21; B. 11. [Cf. O. Sax. gambra, used with geldan.]

gomel, gomol, gamel, gamol; adj. Advanced in age, aged, old, ancient; æt&a-long;te provectus, s&e-short;nex, v&e-short;tustus, v&e-short;tus :-- Se fugel weorþeþ gomel the bird becomes old, Exon. 59 b; Th. 215, 24; Ph. 258: Beo. Th. 5578; B. 2793. Ahleóp se gomela the aged [man] leapt up, 2798; B. 1397: 5695; B. 2851. Biþ geómorlíc gomelum eorle it is sad for an aged man, 4880; B. 2444. Gomele ymb gódne ongeador spræ-acute;con the old spake together about the good [warrior], 3194; B. 1595. He on him gyrdeþ gomelra láfe he girds on him the relic of the ancients. 4079; B. 2036. Forbærst sweord Beówulfes, gomol and græ-acute;gmæ-acute;l Beowulf's sword burst asunder, ancient and grey-marked, 5357; B. 2682. Se gomola eald úþwíta the ancient old sage, Exon. 81 a; Th. 304, 5; Fä. 65.

gomel-feax, gomol-feax, gamol-feax; adj. Hoary-locked, grey-haired; c&a-long;nus :-- Gomelfeax gnornaþ the hoary-locked grieves, Exon. 82 b; Th. 311, 14; Seef. 92.

gomel-ferhþ aged. v. gamol-ferhþ.

gomen, es; n. Game, joy, mirth, sport; j&o-short;cus, j&u-long;b&i-short;lium, læt&i-short;tia, l&u-long;dus :-- Nis ðæ-acute;r gomen in geardum there is no mirth in the courts, Beo. Th. 4909; B. 2459: 4518; B. 2263: 3554; B. 1775. v. gamen.

gomen-wáðu, e; f. A joyous path; lætum &i-short;ter :-- Gewiton ealdgesíþas of gomenwaðe the old comrades departed from the joyous path, Beo. Th. 1713; B. 854.

gomen-wudu; gen. -wuda; m. Pleasure-wood, glee-wood, a musical instrument, harp; læt&i-short;tiæ lignum, harpa = &alpha-tonos;ρπη :-- Ðæ-acute;r wæs sang and swég samod ætgædere, gomenwudu gréted there were song and sound at once together, the glee-wood [was] touched, Beo. Th. 2134; B. 1065. Ðæ-acute;r wæs gidd and gleó, hwílum he hearpan wynne, gomenwudu grétte there was song and glee, at times he touched the joy of harp, the wood of mirth, 4222; B. 2108.

gomol old, ancient, Beo. Th. 5357; B. 2682: Exon. 81 a; Th. 304, 5; Fä. 65. v. gomel.

gomol-feax; adj. Hoary-locked, grey-haired; c&a-long;nus :-- Gomolfeax hæleþ a hoary-locked hero, Chr. 975; Th. 228, 27, col. 2, 3. v. gomel-feax.

Gomorringas; pl. a The people of Gomorrha :-- Eorþe gomorringa terra Gomorræorum, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 10, 15.

gond. v. geond.

gong. v. gang.

gongan. v. gangan.

gongel, found in composition as in fæst-gongel, wíd-. v. gangel-, gongel-wæfre.

gongel-wæfre, an; f. A ganging weaver, a spider; ar&a-long;nea vi&a-long;tica :-- Wið gongelwæfran bíte for the bite of a spider, L. M. 2, 65; Lchdm. ii. 296, 17: 2, 48; Lchdm. ii. 142, 23. v. gange-wifre.

gonge-wifre, an; f. A ganging weaver, a spider; ar&a-long;nea vi&a-long;tica :-- Wið gongewifran bíte against the bite of a spider [gangweaver], L. M. 3, 35; Lchdm. ii. 328, 10. v. gange-wifre.

good. v. gód.

gop, es; m. A captive, slave[?]. Cf. geópan and Icel. hergopa; f. one taken in war, a bondwoman. Or is the word connected with geap crafty?-Þurh gopes hond, Exon. 113 a; Th. 433, 5; Rä. 50, 3.

gor, es; n. Dung, dirt; fimus, lutum, coenum :-- Ðæs cealfes flæ-acute;sc, and fell, and gor ðú bærnst úte bútan fyrdwícon carnes vituli, et corium, et fimum combures foris extra castra, Ex. 29, 14. Ðæs gores sunu, ðone we wifel nemnaþ son of the dung, which we call [dung-] beetle, Exon. 111 a; Th. 426, 11; Rä. 41, 72. Mid swínenum gore with swine dung, Herb. 9, 3; Lchdm. i. l00, 11. Feares gor bull's dung, Med. ex Quadr. 11, 10, 11, 12; Lchdm. i. 368, 5, 7, 9. Gor sordem, Wrt. Voc. 65, 34. [Prompt. Parv. gore limus: Icel. gor: O. H. Ger. gor fimus.]

gorst, gost, es; m. GORSE, furze, bramble :-- Ðeós wyrt ðe man tribulus and óðrum naman gorst nemneþ this plant, which is named tribulus, and by another name gorse, Herb. 142, 1; Lchdm. i. 262, 16. Of gorstum de tribolis, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 7, 16. Ne wínberian on gorste ne nimaþ neque de rubo vindemiant uvam, Lk. Skt. 6, 44. Ðá hét ualerianus gebindan ðysne ypolitum on wildu hors ðæt hyne drógon on gorstas and on þornas then bade Valerian to bind this Hypolitus on wild horses that they might drag him into the brambles and thorns, Shrn. 117, 13. Iuniperi ðæt is gorst juniper that is gorse, L. M. i. 31, 3; Lchdm. ii. 72, 10. Gost accidenetum, Wrt. Voc. 33. 32. [Prompt. Parv. fyrrys or gorstys tre ruscus, p. 162, v. note.]

gorst-beám, es; m. A bramble; rubus :-- Ofer ðone gorstbeám super rubum, Mk. Skt. 12, 26.

GÓS; gen. góse; dat. gés; acc. gós; pl. nom. acc. gés, gees; gen. gósa; dat. gósum; f. A GOOSE; anser :-- Gós auca, Ælfc. Gl. 36; Som. 92, 119; Wrt. Voc. 29, 15: 77, 32. Græ-acute;g gós a grey goose, Cot. 99, Lye. Hwílum ic græ-acute;de swá gós sometimes I cry as a goose, Exon. 106 b; Th. 406, 18; Rä. 25, 3. Gees [gés, MS. H.] geese, L. In. 70; Th. i. 146, 18. [Icel. gás: O. H. Ger. gans: Lat. anser: Gk. χ&eta-tonos;ν.]

gós-fugol, es; m. A goose, Th. Chart. 471, 31.

gós-hafoc, es; m. Goshawk; aucarius, Ælfc. Gl. 36; Som. 62, 120; Wrt. Voc. 29, 16. [Chauc. gos-hauk: Icel. gás-haukr: O. H. Ger. gans-hapich.]