hyrst

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hurstiz

Noun[edit]

hyrst m (nominative plural hurstas)

  1. hurst, hillock, eminence, height, wood, wooded eminence
    Wermód hér on hyrstum heasewe standeþ. — Wormwood here in the woods stands dusky.

Noun[edit]

hyrst f

  1. (poetic) ornament, decoration, jewel; accoutrements, trappings, armor
    Bég and siglu eall swylce hyrsta swylce on horde ǽr men genumen hæfdon. — Rings and jewels, all such ornaments as before men had taken in the hoard. (Beowulf)

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