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beorsele

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From beor (beer) +‎ sele (hall)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbeːo̯rˌsele/, [ˈbeːo̯rˠsele]

NounEdit

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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