æsctir

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From æsc (ash, spear, lance, ship) +‎ tīr (fame, glory, honor).

Noun[edit]

æsctīr m (nominative plural æsctīras)

  1. glory, spear-glory, fame from battle
    Sigor eft áhwearf of norþmonna níðgeteóne, æsctír wera. — Victory after turning back the attack of the Northmen, battle-glory of the troop.