gyte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gyte
es; m. A pouring, shedding, inundation, flood Beó his blódes gyte ofer úrum bearnum his bloodshed be upon our children, Homl. Th. ii. 252, 20. Gyte inundatio, Cot. 108, Lye. Ne mihton hí for ðam ormǽtan gyte heora fét of ðære cytan astyrian they could not move their feet from the cottage for the excessive flood, Homl. Th. ii. 184, 6. Martyrdóm biþ gefremmed ná on blódes gyte ánum martyrdom is effected not by bloodshed only, i. 544. 24 : Mt. Kmbl. 23, 30. Mid teára gytum with sheddings of tears, Blickl. Homl. 61, 20. [O. H. Ger. gussi diluvium; gussa inundatio; guz fusio, Grff. iv. 285 : Ger. guss.]
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