ag-lǽca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ag-lǽca
-lǽcea, -léca, an; m. [ah-lǽca, æg-, æc-; ag-lác, -lǽc misery; a the m. of personal noun] A miserable being, wretch, miscreant, monster, fierce combatant; miser, perditus, monstrum, bellator immanis Ne ðæt se aglǽca yldan þohte nor did the wretch [Grendel] mean to delay that, Beo. Th. 1482; B. 739. Earme aglǽcan miserable wretches, Exon. 41 a;Th. 136, 26; Gú. 547. Satanus, earm aglǽ ca Satan, miserable wretch, Cd. 223; Th. 293, 1; Sat. 448: Exon. 69 b; Th. 258, 21; Jul. 268: 70a; Th. 261, 22; Jul. 319: Beo. Th. 1116; B. 556: 5177; B. 2592.
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