klubbe

n.

Cl pl. clobbeÊ’

'club' (Modern English club)

Etymology

Always derived from ON, cp. OIcel klubba 'club'. The etymology of the ON n. (variant klumba) itself is unclear (see further OED, de Vries and Mag. for some speculative suggestions).

PGmc Ancestor

Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)

klubba 'club'
(ONP klubba (sb.))

Other Scandinavian Reflexes

Far klubbi, Norw klubba, klubbe, ODan klubbe, Dan klubbe, Sw klubba, Sw dial klubba

OE Cognate

Phonological and morphological markers

Summary category

B1

Attestation

MED has widespread citations from c1275(?a1200) Lay.Brut (Clg A.9) onwards, and from the 12c. as a surname.

Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus

Cl 839, 1348

Bibliography

MED club(be (n.) , OED club (n.) , HTOED , Bj. 246, de Vries klubba, Mag. klubba