meteseax

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *matisahsą (food knife), an early compound of mete (from Proto-Germanic *matiz) + seax (from Proto-Germanic *sahsą). Cognate with Old Saxon metisahs, Old Dutch *metisas (Dutch mes), Old High German mezzisahs (German Messer).

Noun[edit]

meteseax n

  1. knife, especially one used to cut food

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.