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medusetl

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Old English

Etymology

From medu + setl.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈmedusetl/

Noun

medusetl n. (plural medusetlu)

  1. (poetic) mead-seat, mead-bench
    Oft Scyld Scefing sceaþena þreatum monegum mægþum meodosetla ofteah. Shield Sheafson often deprived the warriors of many armies of their mead-benches. (Beowulf ll. 4-5)

Usage notes

  • Only attested once (Beowulf, see quote above)

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