n (-es/-, -u) prow of a ship, anchor-seat, the fore-castle of a ship

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Ancorsetl — The cell of an Anchorite; an *anchor hold. [< OldEngl. ancor = Anchorite, hermit + setl = place, residence] Cf. Chirchethurl …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • áncorsetl — n ( es/ , u) hermitage, an anchorite s cell …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Anchor-hold — The cell of an anchorite or anchoress. [< anchor + MdEngl. hold = confinement, constraint] Cf. Anchorite; Ancorsetl; Ancrene Riwle …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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