cæg

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin; cognate with Old Frisian kei, kay.

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Particularly: “our English entry on key begs to differ”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cǣġ f

  1. a key
    Saturnus sumra hæfde boca cæga: Saturn had the keys of some books. (Dialogues of Salomon and Saturn)