A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: tongs

Number of occurrences in corpus: 3

ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 949 atened to grab me / with fiery tongs. They could not even touch me
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 77 , taken up , / in the altar’s tongs should cleanse shameful lips?
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 4 which is accustomed, / held by tongs, to cleanse the prophetic mout