Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic
n. bath esp. steam or vapour-bath (fara or ganga
til baðs, koma ór baði, ganga frá baði; taka bað).
baðast (að), v. refl., to take a bath, to bathe.
bað-ferð, f. going to the bath (vera í -ferð) ; um -ferðir, about the time for bathing;
-kápa, f. bathing-cloak;
-kona, f. female bathing attendant.
baðmr, m. (1) tree; (2) bosom.
bað-stofa, f. bath-room, bathingroom ; in later times,
baðstofu-gluggr, m. opening (window) in the roof of
bagall, m. a bishop's staff, crozier.
bagal-stafr, m.= bagall.
baggi, m. pack, bundle.
baglaðr, a. crooked, deformed.
bak, n. (1) back (binda bagga á b. sér); fig., bera
sök á baki, to be guilty; leggja bleyðiorð á b. e-m, to charge
one with being a coward; hafa marga vetr á baki, to be advanced
in years; snúa baki við to turn the back, flee; ganga á b.
heitum, orbum, to go back on one's word; (2) = hestbak; fara á
b., to mount ; fara, stíga, spretta af baki, to dismount; (3)
the backside of a thing (cf. handarbak, hurðarbak, húsbak); á baki
húsunum at the back of the houses; gøra e-t ábaki e-m, in one's
absence, behind one's back; ríða at baki e-m, behind him on the
same horse; berr er hverr at baki nerna sér bróður eigi, bare is
one's back without a brother behind it; á bak (a) behind; koma
á b. e-m, to attack in the rear; (b) after; á b. jólum,
after Christmas hvat sern áb. kernr, whatever may come after
or follow; (c) absol., falla á b. aptr, to fall backwards;
brjóta á b. orð e-s, to refute, make them null and void; brjóta
á b. Rómverja, to defeat them.
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