ATOL
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ATOL
atul, atel, eatol ; adj. Dire, terrific, terrible, horrid, foul, loathsome; dirus, atrox, terribilis, horridus, fœ́dus, teter Atol æglǽca the dire miscreant, Beo. Th. 1188; B. 592: Andr. Kmbl. 2625; An. 1314. Atol is ðín onseóu horrid is thine aspect, Cd. 214; Th. 268, 26; Sat. 61. Atol mid égum terrific with his eyes, 229 ; Th. 310, 18 ; Sat. 728. Atol ýða gewealc the terrible rolling of the waves, 166 ; Th. 206, 21 ; Exod. 455 : Beo. Th. 1700; B. 848 : Exon. 81 b; Th. 306, 11 ; Seef. 6. Se atola the horrid one [the devil], Cd. 222; Th. 290, 10; Sat. 413. In ðeossum atolan ǽðele in this horrid country, 215; Th. 271, 20; Sat. 108. Atole gástas horrid ghosts, 214; Th. 268, 7; Sat. 51. Gúþrinc geféng atolan clommum the warrior seized in her horrid clutches, Beo. Th. 3008 ; B. 1502. [Orm. atell foul, corrupt: O. Nrs. atall, ötul fierce; atrox.] DER. atelic.
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