Grēna-wīc, n.n: a place name, Greenwich (near London); lit. ‘green dwelling-place’. [GRAY-na-weech]
mist-hliþ, n.n: a mist-covered hill-side. [MIST-HLITH]
cū-bȳre, m.n: a cow-byre, cow-shed. [KOO-BUR-eh]
sǣ-næss, m.n: a ness or promontory stretching into the sea, a cape. [SÆ-NÆSS]
hwæl-weg, m.n: the path of the whale, the ocean. (“hwæl- way”)For more on medieval whales, see my other blog, Dēor-hord, a medieval and modern bestiary!
hwæles ēðel (kenning): whale’s home, i.e. the sea. (“HWÆL-ess AY-thell”)For more on medieval whales, check out my other blog, Dēor-hord, the medieval and modern bestiary!
wæfer-stōw, f.n: a place for spectacles, an amphitheatre. (“WÆ-vair-stoh”)
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mold-stōw, f.n: a place on the earth, a site, or a place in the earth, a grave. (“mold-stoh”)
wǣðe-burne, f.n: a fishing stream. (“WÆTH-eh-BOORN-eh”)
ȳþ-lāf, f.n: the shore left bare by the waves. (“uth-lahf”)