gælsa

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *gailisōną (to be wanton, live luxuriously, be voluptuous), from Proto-Germanic *gailaz (luxurious, voluptious, extravagant), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰoylo- (to foam, be arrogant, be boisterous, be violent).

Noun[edit]

gǣlsa m

  1. luxury; extravagance
  2. A glutton

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