beorsele

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From beor (beer) +‎ sele (hall)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bēorsele m

  1. beerhall
    Gebeotedon beore druncne oret-mecgas, ðæt hie in beor-sele bidan woldon Grendles guðe. — The sons of conflict, drunk on beer, promised that they would wait in the beerhall for Grendel’s attack. (Beowulf)

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