A *hermit.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • ánsetla — m ( n/ n) anchorite, hermit …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • -setla — The second element of words such as *cotsetla and *ansetla, meaning someone who sits or dwells. Thus cotsetla = a person who dwells in a cottage; *ansetla = someone who dwells alone, i.e. a *hermit. There is also fotsetla which suggests someone… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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